Genna (元和) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year" name") coming after Keichō and before Kan'ei. This period started in July 1615 and ended in February 1624. During this time, the emperor was Go-Mizunoo-tennō (後水尾天皇).
Events of the Genna era[change | change source]
- 1616 (Genna 2): Kida Kōan publishes Genna kokaisho, which is a book on ocean navigation.
- 26 September 1617 (Genna 3, 26th day of the 8th month): Former-Emperor Go-Yōzei died. He was buried at Nikkō.
- 1618 (Genna 4, 8th month): A comet appeared in the sky.
- 5 July 1620 (Genna 6, 6th day of the 6th month): The emperor married Tokugawa Kazuko who was the daughter of the shogun.
Related pages[change | change source]
References[change | change source]
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Genna" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 239.
- Nussbaum, "Go-Mizunoo Tennō," pp. 256-257; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 410-411.
- Munro, Neil Gordon. (1904). Coins of Japan, p. ix.
- Titsingh, p. 410. Invalid
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- Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1956). Kyoto: the Old Capital of Japan, 794-1869, p. 317.
- Nussbaum, "Genna kokaisho" at p. 239.
- Titsingh, p. 410; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): 後陽成天皇 (107)
- Ponsonby-Fane, p. 317; Titsingh, p. 410.
Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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