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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

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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