Visual Timeline: Oda Nobunaga

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1534 CE: Oda Nobunaga is born in Owari Province, Japan.
1549 CE: Oda Nobunaga adds a specialist corps of 500 musketeers to his army.
1551 CE: Oda Nobunaga becomes the lord of Nagoya castle, Japan.
1554 CE: Oda Nobunaga captures Muraki castle after a siege.
1555 CE: Oda Nobunaga razes the town of Kiyosu, Japan.
1557 CE: Oda Nobunaga murders his own brother.
1559 CE: Oda Nobunaga captures and obliterates the fortress of Iwakura, Japan.
1560 CE: Oda Nobunaga defeats the warlord of Mikawa, Imagawa Yoshimoto, at the Battle of Okehazama.
1568 CE - 1582 CE: Oda Nobunaga seizes Heiankyo (Kyoto) and is the dominant military leader in central Japan.
1571 CE: Oda Nobunaga attacks the Buddhist Enryakuji monastic complex near Kyoto.
1573 CE: Oda Nobunaga exiles the last Ashikaga shogun, Yoshiaki.
1575 CE: Oda Nobunaga wins the Battle of Nagashino.
1576 CE: Oda Nobunaga instigates a 'sword hunt' to confiscate all weapons from the Japanese peasantry.
1579 CE: Oda Nobunaga establishes a new headquarters at Azuchi castle.
1580 CE: Oda Nobunaga attacks the Buddhist temple-fortress of Ishiyama Honganji in Osaka using ship-mounted cannons.
1582 CE - 1598 CE: Oda Nobunaga and his successor Toyotomi Hideyoshi conduct an extensive land ownership survey across Japan.
1582 CE: Death of Oda Nobunaga.
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