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Encyclopedia > Emperor Suko

Emperor Sukō (jp: 崇光天皇) (May 25, 1334 - January 31, 1398) was the third of Ashikaga Pretenders during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts. He claimed the throne from November 18, 1348 until November 26, 1351. His personal name was originally Masuhito (益仁), but was later changed to Okihito (興仁). JP can stand for. ... May 25 is the 145th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (146th in leap years). ... Events Births January 4 - Amadeus VI of Savoy, Count of Savoy (died 1383) January 13 - King Henry II of Castile (died 1379) May 25 - Emperor Suko of Japan, third of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders (died 1398) August 30 - King Peter I of Castile (died 1369) James I of Cyprus (died... January 31 is the 31st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... Events Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland destroyed. ... The Northern Court, also known as the Ashikaga Pretenders or Northern Pretenders, were a set of 6 claimants to the throne of Japan, today considered not legitimate Emperors. ... The Nanboku-cho (南北朝, lit. ... November 18 is the 322nd day of the year (323rd in leap years), with 43 remaining. ... Events April 7 - Charles University is founded in Prague. ... November 26 is the 330th day (331st on leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Suko of Japan, third of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Start of the reign of Emperor Go-Kogon of Japan, fourth of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders May 1 Zürich joins the Swiss Confederation. ...

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Genealogy

His father was the Northern Pretender Kōgon. His predecessor, Kōmyō was his uncle, the younger brother of Kōgon. The Northern Court, also known as the Ashikaga Pretenders or Northern Pretenders, were a set of 6 claimants to the throne of Japan, today considered not legitimate Emperors. ... Emperor Kōgon (jp: 光厳天皇) (August 1, 1313 - August 5, 1364) was the first of what are now called the northern Ashikaga pretenders to the throne of Japan, although this designation is technically inaccurate in his case. ...

  • Lady-in-waiting: Niwata (Minamoto) Motoko (?) (庭田(源)資子)
    • First son: Imperial Prince Fushimi-no-miya Yoshihito (伏見宮栄仁親王) (First Fushimi-no-miya)
    • Second son: Prince Okinobu (興信法親王) (Buddhist Priest)
  • Court Lady: Lady Yasukuku-dono (安福殿女御)
  • Consort: Sanjō ?? (三条局)
    • First daughter: ?? (瑞室)
    • Third son: Prince Kōsuke ? (弘助法親王) (Buddhist Priest)

Life

In 1348, he became Crown Prince. In the same year, he became Northern Emperor upon the abdication of Kōmyō. Although Kōgon ruled as cloistered Emperor, the rivalry between Ashikaga Takauji and Ashikaga Tadayoshi began, and in 1351, Takauji returned to the allegiance of the Southern Court, forcing Sukō to abdicate. This was intended to reunify the Imperial Line. However, the peace soon fell apart, and in 1352, the Southern Dynasty evacuated Kyoto, abducting with them Retired (Northern) Emperors Kōgon and Kōmyō as well as Sukō and the Crown Prince, Imperial Prince Naohito, the son of Kōgon. Because of this, Takauji made Kōgon's second son Imperial Prince Iyahito Emperor (First Fushimi-no-miya). Events April 7 - Charles University is founded in Prague. ... A Crown Prince or Crown Princess is the heir or heiress apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy. ... Emperor Kōgon (jp: 光厳天皇) (August 1, 1313 - August 5, 1364) was the first of what are now called the northern Ashikaga pretenders to the throne of Japan, although this designation is technically inaccurate in his case. ... Cloistered Rule, also known as the Insei system, is a distinct feature of Japanese history and politics and sometimes in business. ... Ashikaga Takauji (Jp. ... ASHIKAGA Tadayoshi (1306-1352) was a general of the Northern and Southern Courts period (1337-92) of Japanese history and associate of his elder brother Ashikaga Takauji, the first Muromachi shogun. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Suko of Japan, third of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Start of the reign of Emperor Go-Kogon of Japan, fourth of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders May 1 Zürich joins the Swiss Confederation. ... Events June 4 - Glarus joins the Swiss Confederation. ... Emperor Kōgon (jp: 光厳天皇) (August 1, 1313 - August 5, 1364) was the first of what are now called the northern Ashikaga pretenders to the throne of Japan, although this designation is technically inaccurate in his case. ... Emperor Kōgon (jp: 光厳天皇) (August 1, 1313 - August 5, 1364) was the first of what are now called the northern Ashikaga pretenders to the throne of Japan, although this designation is technically inaccurate in his case. ...


Returning to Kyoto in 1357, Sukō's son Imperial Prince Yoshihito began to work with the Bakufu to be named Crown Prince, but the Bakufu instead decided to make Go-Kōgon's son (the future Go-En'yū) Crown Prince instead. [[ == == ===Events= July 9 - Charles Bridge in Prague was founded == == ==]] Births Vincent Ferrer April 11 - King John I of Portugal Deaths May 28 - King Afonso IV of Portugal Categories: 1357 ... This page is about the Japanese ruler and military rank. ...


In 1398, Sukō died. But, 30 years after his death, in 1428, his great-grandson Hikohito (彦仁), as the adopted son of Emperor Go-Komatsu, became Emperor Go-Hanazono, fulfilling Sukō's dearest wish. Events Glendalough monastery, Wicklow Ireland destroyed. ... Emperor Go-Komatsu (後小松天皇) (August 1, 1377 - December 1, 1433) was the 100th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Emperor Go-Hanazono (後花園天皇) (July 10, 1419 - January 18, 1471) was the 102nd imperial ruler of Japan, reigning from September 7, 1428 until August 21, 1464. ...


Eras during his reign

(Northern) Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. ...

  • Jōwa
  • Kan'ō or Kannō

(Southern)

Shōhei (正平) was a Japanese era of the Southern Court during the Era of Northern and Southern Courts after Bunchū and before Kōwa, lasting from 1346 to 1370. ...

Southern Court Rivals

  • Go-Murakami


Emperor Go-Murakami (後村上天皇) (1328 - March 29, 1368) was the 97th imperial ruler of Japan, a member of the Southern Court during the Era of Northern and Southern Courts. ...

Preceded by:
Kōmyō
Northern Pretender
1348-1351
Succeeded by:
Go-Kogōn


The Northern Court, also known as the Ashikaga Pretenders or Northern Pretenders, were a set of 6 claimants to the throne of Japan, today considered not legitimate Emperors. ...


 
 

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