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Hidetada Tokugawa

Hidetada Tokugawa (1579-1632), Ieyasu's third son, was the second shogun. His father named him shogun in 1605 but retained most authority until his death in 1616. Hidetada continued strengthening the family's power, eliminated Christianity from Japan altogether, and took significant steps in closing the country to foreign trade. He retired in 1623.