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Empress Kōgyoku (皇極天皇) or Saimei (斉明天皇) (594661) was the 35th imperial ruler of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. From 642 she ruled as Kōgyoku, but abdicated after the assassination of Soga no Iruka and gave up the throne to her brother Kotoku in 645. After Kotoku died in 655, she reascended the throne as Saimei, and ruled under that name until her death. She was a great-granddaughter of Emperor Bidatsu. Her birth name was Princess Takara. Events Births Empress Kogyoku of Japan = Empress Saimei Deaths Gregory of Tours, bishop and historian Categories: 594 ... Events Caliph Ali Ben Abu Talib is assassinated. ... 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. ... Events August 5 - In the Battle of Maserfield, Penda king of Mercia defeats and kills Oswald, king of Bernicia. ... Soga no Iruka (蘇我入鹿 ? - July 10, 645) was a statesman in the Yamato Period of Japan. ... Emperor Kōtoku (孝徳天皇) (597-654) was the 36th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Events End of the reign of Empress Kogyoku of Japan Emperor Kotoku ascends to the throne of Japan Byzantines recapture Alexandria from the Arabs Births Empress Jito of Japan Categories: 645 ... Events November 15 - Northumbrian king Oswiu defeats the pagan Mercian king Penda in the Battle of Winwaed Empress Saimei ascends to the throne of Japan. ... Emperor Bidatsu (敏達天皇) (538-585) was the 30th imperial ruler of Japan. ...


She was the wife and Empress Consort of the Emperor Jomei. They had three children: Prince Nakanooe (Tenji), Prince Oama (Temmu), and Princess Hashihito. Emperor Jomei (舒明天皇) (593-641) was the 34th imperial ruler 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. ... Emperor Temmu (天武天皇) was the 40th imperial ruler of Japan. ...


During her first reign the clan of Soga seized power. Her son Nakanooe planned a coup d'etat and slew Soga no Iruka at the court in front of her throne. The Empress, shocked by this incident, abdicated the throne. The Soga clan was one of the most powerful clans in Yamato Japan. ... Soga no Iruka (蘇我入鹿 ? - July 10, 645) was a statesman in the Yamato Period of Japan. ...


After Emperor Kotoku died, though Nakanooe was the crown prince, he had his mother reascend the throne, and remained as the crown prince under his mother. He, and not his mother, however, led the politics of Japan. In the fifth year of her second reign, Baekje in Korea was destroyed in 660. Japan assisted Baekje loyals to the attempt of retrieving former Baekje territory. Early in 661, Saimei started from the capital in Yamato province in Honshu with both an army and a navy and crossed the Inland Sea of Japan from east to west. The empress stayed in Ishiyu Temporary Palace in Iyo province, today Dogo spa. In May she arrived at Asakura Palace in the north part of Chikushi province in Kyushu, today a part of Fukuoka prefecture. The allied army of Japan and Baekje was prepared the war against Silla but on July 24 (Japanese calendar), 661 she died in the Asakura Palace before the army departed to Korea. In October her body was brought from Kyushu by sea to Port Naniwa-zu (today Osaka city). Her funeral ceremony was held in early November. Baekje was a kingdom in southwestern Korea. ... For other places called Korea, see: Korea (disambiguation) Korea (한국/韓國, ì¡°ì„ /朝鮮) is a formerly unified country, situated on the Korean Peninsula in northern East Asia, bordering on China to the northwest and Russia to the north. ... Events Childeric II proclaimed king of Austrasia. ... Events Caliph Ali Ben Abu Talib is assassinated. ... Yamato (大和) is a province of Japan, which covers area of present Nara Prefecture. ... todo mal de [ [ Shikoku ] ] a través del [ [ mar interior ] ], y noreste de [ [ Kyushu ] ] a través del [ [ estrecho de Kanmon ] ]. Es la séptima isla más grande, y la segunda isla populosa en el mundo después de [ [ Java (isla)|Java ] ] (véase [ [ lista de las islas de la población ] ]). < style=float del div... The Inland Sea and its major straits with the bay of Osaka (dashed) Formally named the Seto Inland Sea (瀬戸内海 Seto Naikai), the Inland Sea is the body of water separating Honshu, Shikoku and Kyushu, three of the main islands of Japan. ... The article incorporates text from OpenHistory. ... Dogo Onsen bathhouse Dōgō Onsen (道後温泉) is a hot spring in Shikoku, Japan. ... This article is about the month of May. ... Kyushu region, Japan Kyushu (九州) is the third largest island of Japan and most southerly and westerly of the four main islands. ... Fukuoka Prefecture (福岡県 Fukuoka-ken) is located on Kyushu Island, Japan. ... Silla (also denoted as Shilla) was one of the three kingdoms of ancient Korea. ... July is the seventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... For other places called Korea, see: Korea (disambiguation) Korea (한국/韓國, ì¡°ì„ /朝鮮) is a formerly unified country, situated on the Korean Peninsula in northern East Asia, bordering on China to the northwest and Russia to the north. ... October is the tenth month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of seven Gregorian months with the length of 31 days. ... Osaka Castle (ÅŒsaka-jō) Location in Japan Osaka Aquarium (Kaiyukan) Osaka railway station The Osaka Tower (TsÅ«tenkaku) Osaka City   listen? (大阪市; ÅŒsaka-shi) is the third-largest city in Japan, with a population of 2. ... November is the eleventh month of the year in the Gregorian Calendar and one of four Gregorian months with the length of 30 days. ...


After her death, her son Nakanooe ascended to the throne in 663, after the battle against Silla and the Sui Dynasty. Events A brief outbreak of plague hits Britain Byzantine emperor Italy (Part of) the city wall of Benevento is reconstructed The movement to restore Baekje is defeated by Silla and Tang Births Deaths Boksin and Dochim, leaders of the Baekje restoration movement. ... The Sui Dynasty (隋朝 Hanyu Pinyin: Suí, 581-618) followed the Southern and Northern Dynasties and preceded the Tang Dynasty in China. ...



Preceded by:
Jomei
Empress of Japan
642-645
Succeeded by:
Kōtoku
Preceded by:
Kōtoku
Empress of Japan
655-661
Succeeded by:
Tenji


Emperor Jomei (舒明天皇) (593-641) was the 34th imperial ruler of Japan. ... History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban contacts Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei The following is a traditional list of Emperors of... Emperor Kōtoku (孝徳天皇) (597-654) was the 36th imperial ruler of Japan. ... Emperor Kōtoku (孝徳天皇) (597-654) was the 36th imperial ruler of Japan. ... History of Japan Paleolithic Jomon Yayoi Yamato period ---Kofun period ---Asuka period Nara period Heian period Kamakura period Muromachi period Azuchi-Momoyama period ---Nanban contacts Edo period Meiji period Taisho period Showa period ---Japanese expansionism ---Occupied Japan ---Post-Occupation Japan Heisei The following is a traditional list of Emperors of... 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. ...


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Empress Kogyoku - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (377 words)
Empress Kōgyoku (皇極天皇 Kōgyoku Tennō), also Empress Saimei (斉明天皇 Saimei Tennō) (594–661) was the 35th imperial ruler of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
She was the wife and Empress Consort of Emperor Jomei.
Early in 661, Saimei started from the capital in Yamato province in Honshu with both an army and a navy and crossed the Inland Sea of Japan from east to west.
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