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Manji (万治 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Meireki and before Kanbun. This period started in July 1658 and ended in April 1661. During this time, the emperor was Go-Sai-tennō (後西天皇 ).

Events of the Manji era

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In the 1st year of Manji, fire fighting groups were organized in Edo. This is a lantern of the firefighters (megumi).
  • 1658 (Manji 1): After the Great Mereiki Fire, the shogunate organized four teams of firefighters.
  • 1658 (Manji 1): Birth of Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu.

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