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Tenpō (天保) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name"), also known as Tempō, after Bunsei and before Kōka. The period started in December 1830 and ended in December 1844.[1] During this time, the emperor was Ninko-tennō (仁孝天皇).[2]

The nengō Tenpō means "Heavenly Protection".[3]

Events of the Tenpō era[change | change source]

In the 8th year of Tenpō, the Morrison anchored off Uraga in Tokyo Bay

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 957. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  2. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 716. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  3. Beasley, W. (1972). The Meiji Restoration. Stanford University Press. p. 64. ISBN 978-0-8047-7990-6.
  4. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 957. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 957. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  6. 6.0 6.1 NOAA/Japan "Significant Earthquake Database" -- U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC)
  7. Hall, John W.; Hall, John Whitney; Brown, Delmer M.; Jansen, Marius B.; McCullough, William H.; Kanai, Madoka; Shively, Donald H.; Yamamura, Kozo; Duus, Peter (1988). The Cambridge History of Japan. Cambridge University Press. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-521-22355-3.
  8. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 761. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  9. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 382. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  10. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 663. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  11. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press. p. 979. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5.
  12. Meyer, Eva-Maria (1999). Japans Kaiserhof in der Edo-Zeit: unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der Jahre 1846 bis 1867. Lit. p. 186. ISBN 978-3-8258-3939-0.
  13. Nieuw Archief Voor Wiskunde. Weytingh & Brave. 1907. p. 126.

Other websites[change | change source]

  • "The Japanese Calendar", National Diet Library—historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection


Tenpō 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th
1830 1831 1832 1833 1834 1835 1836 1837 1838 1839 1840 1841 1842 1843 1844
Preceded by:
Bunsei
Era or nengō:
Tenpō
Succeeded by:
Kōka