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Encyclopedia > Emperor Tenji of Japan
Emperor Tenji of Japan (From Ogura Hyakunin Isshu)
Tomb of Emperor Tenji, Kyoto

Emperor Tenji (天智天皇) (626-672), also known as Tenchi, was the 38th imperial ruler of Japan. He was the son of Emperor Jomei but was preceded as ruler by his cousin Empress Saimei. Tenji ruled from 661 to 672. Following his death, he was succeeded by numerous relatives, including a son, two daughters, a brother, and various nephews and nieces. Almost one hundred years after Tenji's death, the throne passed to his grandson Emperor Kōnin. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Tomb of Emperor Tenji of Japan, Kyoto I took this photograph and contribute it to the public domain. ... Tomb of Emperor Tenji of Japan, Kyoto I took this photograph and contribute it to the public domain. ... Location of Kyoto, on the main island of Japan Kyoto (Japanese: 京都市; Kyōto-shi) is a city in Japan that has a population of 1. ... Events July 2 - In the early morning, Li Shimin, the future Emperor Tang Taizong of China, eliminated two of his brothers, Li Yuanji and the crown prince Li Jiancheng in a coup détat at the Xuanwu Gate in Changan. ... Events April 11 - Adeodatus succeeds Vitalian as Pope. ... 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. ... Emperor Jomei (舒明天皇) (593-641) was the 34th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Empress Kōgyoku (皇極天皇) or Saimei (斉明天皇) (594-661) was the 35th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Events Caliph Ali Ben Abu Talib is assassinated. ... Events April 11 - Adeodatus succeeds Vitalian as Pope. ... Emperor Kōnin (光仁天皇) (709-782) was the 49th imperial ruler of Japan. ...

Preceded by:
Saimei
Emperor of Japan Succeeded by:
Kobun

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Emperor Tenji - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (298 words)
Emperor Tenji (天智天皇 Tenji Tennō) (626-672), also known as Prince Naka no Ōe (中大兄皇子, Naka no Ōe no Ōji) and Emperor Tenchi, was the 38th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
He was the son of Emperor Jomei, but was preceded as ruler by his mother Empress Saimei.
Naka no Ōe reigned as Emperor Tenji from 661 to 672.
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