Keian facts for kids
Keian (慶安code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Shōhō and before Jōō. This period started in February 1648 and ended in September 1652. During this time, the emperor was Go-Kōmyō-tennō (後光明天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Keian era
- 1648 (Keian 1): Legal code about city life and business are established in Osaka
- 1649 (Keian 2): Five-storied pagoda at Sensō-ji (金龍山浅草寺code: ja is deprecated , Kinryū-zan Sensō-ji) was built in Asakusa.
- 1649 (Keian 2): Legal code for peasants established by Tokugawa Iemitsu.
- 1 April 1649 (Keian 2, 20th day of the 2nd month): There was a major earthquake in Edo.
- 1651 (Keian 4): Plot to overthrow the Tokugawa, also known as the Keian Uprising.
- 1652 (Keian 5, 5th month): Nihon Odai Ichiran was published. The French version of this work was the first Japanese history book to be published in the West.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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