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Genki (元亀) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. 'year" name) after Eiroku and before Tenshō. This period started in April 1570 and ended in July 1573. During this time, the emperor was Ōgimachi-tennō (正親町天皇).

Events of the Genki era

Grave of Endō Naotsune
This is his grave of Endō Naotsune who was killed in the Battle of Anegawa near Nagahama in the 1st year of Genki
  • 1573 (Genki 4): Oda Nobunaga causes the Ashikaga Yoshiaki, the last Muromachi shogun, to flee Kyoto

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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