Yasuke, the African Samurai

Ridiculous History

By iHeartRadio

Yasuke, the African Samurai

Tuesday, 25 June

Japanese Daimyo Oda Nobunaga was fascinated by the mysterious, towering slave of a visiting Jesuit missionary, and soon this man, Yasuke, joined Nobunaga's court, eventually becoming a full-on samurai. Join the guys as they explore the strange life of the African-born samurai, Yasuke. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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