Genna 5 (元和五年)
Timeline of 1619
- 1619/5/15 Tokugawa shogunate bans Ronin and Chonin (townspeople) from living in the Buke (warrior) residential area.
- 1619/8 Osaka is put directly under control of the Bakufu.
- 1619/8/29 60 Christians executed in Kyoto.
- 1619/12/26 The Bakufu bans human trafficking.
Other Events of 1619
- The Bakufu establishes a barrier (sekisho) on the Tôkaidô highway in the mountain of Hakone to control the western entrance to the Kantô Plain.
- Francois Caron arrives in Japan.
Births and Deaths