Genki (元亀) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. 'year" name) after Eiroku and before Tenshō. This period started in April 1570 and ended in July 1573. During this time, the emperor was Ōgimachi-tennō (正親町天皇 ).
Events of the Genki era [change]
- 1570 (Genki 1, 6th month): At the Battle of Anegawa, the forces of Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu won a victory.
- 1573 (Genki 4): Oda Nobunaga causes the Ashikaga Yoshiaki, the last Muromachi shogun, to flee Kyoto
Related pages [change]
Other websites [change]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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