Yasuke, the black samurai

Wikipedia article about Yasuke, a Black Mozambiquan who was made a retain retainer for Japanese hegemon and warlord Oda Nobunaga between 1581 and 1582. The name “Yasuke” was granted to him by Nobunaga, although why and when is unclear.

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Location: Japan
Continent: Asia
Keywords: crosscultural, shogun, mozambique