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Murayama Tōan

Murayama Tōan Murayama Tōan Antonio (村山等安)[1] was a 17th-century Japanese Governor of the city of Nagasaki (Nagasaki daikan, 長崎代官). He was born in Nagoya from a humble background,and he was a Christian. He played an important role in the handling of “Nanban trade” in Nagasaki with Christian powers, Murayama went to Nagasaki as a youth and was baptized there, receiving […]

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