Kansei facts for kids
Kansei (寛政code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Tenmei and before Kyōwa. This period started in January 1789 and ended in February 1801. During this time, the emperor was Kōkaku-tennō (光格天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
The nengō Kansei means "Lenient Government".
Events of the Kansei era
- 1790 (Kansei 2): Matsudaira Sadanobu orders Kansei Edict (寛政異学の禁code: ja is deprecated , Kansei igaku no kin) about Confucianism and Neo-Confucian doctrine
- 1792 (Kansei 4): Russian envoy Adam Laxman arrives at Nemuro in eastern Ezo (now Hokkaidō).
- 1793 (Kansei 5): Shogonuate orders research and publication of daimyo clan genealogies and hatamoto genealogies.
- 1797 (Kansei 9): Kansei Calendar Revision
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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