Emperor Junna facts for kids
|Emperor of Japan|
|Died||11 June 840 (age 55)|
|Place of death||Heian Kyō (Kyōto)|
|Buried||Ōharano no nishi no minenoe no misasagi (Kyoto)|
Before he became the monarch, this prince's personal name (imina) was Ōtomo (大伴).
Junna had six Empresses and Imperial consorts and 13 Imperial sons and daughters.
Events of Junna's life
Junna was Crown Prince for 13 years.
- 30 May 823 (Kōnin 14, 17th day of the 4th month): In the 14th year of Emperor Saga's reign, the monarch abdicated. The succession (senso) was received by Prince Ōtomo, who was Saga's younger brother. Soon afterwards, the prince is said to have said to have acceded to the throne (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
- 22 March 833 (Tenchō 10, 28th day of the 2nd month): In the 10th year of Emperor Junna's reign, he abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by a his adopted son, who would be known as Emperor Ninmyō.
- 11 June 840 (Jōwa 7, 8th day of the 5th month): Former-Emperor Junna died at the age of 55.
After his death
Eras of reign
The years of Junna's reign are identified by more than one era name (nengō).
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