Tenna facts for kids
Tenna (天和code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Enpō and before Jōkyō. This period started in September 1681 and ended in February 1684. During this time, the emperor was Reigen-tennō (霊元天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
The nengō Tenna means "Peace of Heaven".
Events of the Tenna era
- 5 February 1681 (Tenna 1, 28th day of the 12th month): The Great Tenna Fire in Edo.
- 1681 (Tenna 2): A famine afflicts Heian-kyō and the nearby areas.
- 1683 (Tenna 3): Tokugawa shogunate grants permission for Mitsui money exchanges (ryōgaeten) to open in Edo.
- 1683 (Tenna 4): Hotta Masatoshi is assassinated.
In Tenna, the first book was written about the coins of Japan. The work was entitled Classified Collection of Coins (Kwacho Kuien).
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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