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Japan Government and Culture Time line.
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660B.C Legendary Emperor Jimm ascends to the to the throne and the start of traditional Japanese history.
300B.C rice cultivation began
180 Civil war of Wa
552 Buddhism was introduced in Japan.
1000 Lady Murasaki writes the Genji Monogatari (The Tale of Genji) considered the worlds first novel.
1156 Hogen Rebellion has marked the rise of Samurai class.
707 Empress Genmei becomes in power in the Asuka period and still is in power in the Nara period.
1397 Temple of the Golden Pavilion is built in Kyoto.
1543 First Europeans arrive in Japan, Opening Nanban trade period.
1614 Christianity is baned in Japan and Christian priests are forced to leave.
1956 Japan joins United Nations.
1964 Olympic Games held in Tokyo; the first Olympic Games in Aisa
2010 Naoto Kan became the prime minster.
2013 Mt. Fuji designated as a World Cultural Heritage.
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