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Bunsei (文政code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Bunka and before Tenpō. This period started in April 1818 and ended in December 1830. During this time, the emperor was Ninkō-tennō (仁孝天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Bunsei era
- 1822 (Bunsei 5): Edo was struck with 150 earthquake tremors over three days.
- 11 August 1823 (Bunsei 6, 6th day of the 7th month): German flora- and fauna-taxonomist Philipp Franz von Siebold arrived at Dejima as new physician for the Dutch trading post in Nagasaki harbor.
- 13 August 1830 (Bunsei 13, 25th day of the 6th month): Earthquake at Kyoto (Latitude: 35.000/Longitude: 136.000), no Richter scale magnitude can be inferred from the available data.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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