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Man'en (万延) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ansei and before Bunkyū. This period started in March 1860 and ended in February 1861. During this time, the emperor was Kōmei-tennō (孝明天皇).

The nengō Tenpō means "Ten Thousand Years Prolonged"

Events of the Man'en era

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Coin minted during the Man'en era
  • 1860 (Man'en 1): First Western professional photographer to live in Japan was Orrin Freeman in Yokohama.
  • 1860 (Man'en 1): First diplomatic mission from modern Japan to the United States.

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