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Encyclopedia > Emperor Ninko of Japan

Emperor Ninkō (仁孝天皇) (March 16, 1800February 21, 1846) was the 120th imperial ruler of Japan. He reigned from October 31, 1817 to February 21, 1846. His personal name was Ayahito (恵仁) March 16 is the 75th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (76th in Leap years). ... --66. ... February 21 is the 52nd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Akihito of Japan The Emperor of Japan (天皇, tennō) is Japans titular head of state and the head of the Japanese imperial family. ... Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Largest City Tokyo Emperor Akihito Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 60th 377,835 km² 0. ... Events March 4 - James Monroe succeeds James Madison as the President of the United States of America April – Earthquake in Palermo, Italy April 3 – Princess Caraboo appears in Almondsbury in Gloucestershire, England May - The General Convention of the Episcopal Church founded General Theological Seminary while meeting in New York City. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ...


Genealogy

Ninkō was the sixth son of Emperor Kōkaku (光格) Emperor Kōkaku (光格天皇) (September 23, 1771 – December 11, 1840) was the 119th imperial ruler of Japan. ...


Life

He was named as crown prince in 1809, being adopted by his father the Emperor's wife (chūgū), Imperial Princess Yoshiko (?, 欣子内親王), also known as Shinkiyowa-in (?, 新清和院), and was enthroned as Emperor in 1817 after his father retired from the throne. Following his father the Retired Emperor's wishes, he attempted to revive certain court rituals.


He established the Gakushūsho (the predecessor of the Gakushūin) for the Court Nobility just outside of the Imperial Palace. The Gakushuin University (学習院大学 Gakushūin Daigaku) or formerly Peers School (now incorporated as the Gakushuin School Corporation) is an educational institution in Tokyo established in 1877, during the Meiji era, for the education of the children of the Japanese aristocracy, though it eventually also opened its doors to the offspring...


Eras of his reign

Preceded by:
Kōkaku
Emperor of Japan Succeeded by:
Kōmei

 
 

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