Yasuke: The African Samurai

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From an account written in 1627, Yasuke was possibly from Mozambique.

However, there is no surviving contemporary account that corroborates it.

According to Fujita Midori, the first African people who came to Japan were Mozambican.

Arriving in 1546 as shipmates or slaves who served Portuguese captain Jorge Alvarez, reinforcing the possibility that

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