Man'en facts for kids
Man'en (万延code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , 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code: ja is deprecated ).
The nengō Tenpō means "Ten Thousand Years Prolonged"
Events of 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.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" Link to historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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