Japan: Emperors (Claimants of the Northern Court): 1331-1392

Each ruler is recorded under the personal name and the dates of the reign; the other entries follow the definitions in the Notes.
Tennō
22 Oct 1331 - 29 Jun 1333 Kazuhito (alternative reasding: Tokihito)
posthumous name: Kōgon-tennō
era name: 22 Oct 1331 - 23 May 1332 Gentoku
era name: 23 May 1332 - 29 Jun 1333 Shōkei (alrternative reading: Shōkyō)
20 Sep 1336 - 18 Nov 1348 Toyohito (alternative reading: Yutahito)
posthumous name: Kōmyō-tennō
era name: 24 Sep 1336 - 11 (or 12) Oct 1338 Kenmu
era name: 11 (or 12) Oct 1338 - 1 Jun 1342 Ryakuō
era name: 1 Jun 1342 - 15 Nov 1345 Kōei
era name: 15 Jun 1345 - 4 Apr 1350 Jōwa (alternative reading: Teiwa)
18 Nov 1348 - 26 Nov 1351 Okihito [1]
posthumous name: Sukō-tennō
era name: 4 Apr 1350 - 4 Nov 1352 Kan'ō (alternative reading: Kannō)
25 Sep 1352 - 9 Apr 1371 Iyahito
posthumous name: Go-Kōgon-tennō
era name: 4 Nov 1352 - 29 Apr 1356 Bun'wa (alternative readings: Bunna, Fun'wa)
era name: 29 Apr 1356 - 4 May 1361 Enbun
era name: 4 May 1361 - 11 Oct 1362 Kōan
era name: 11 Oct 1362 - 7 Mar 1368 Jōji
era name: 7 Mar 1368 - 29 Mar 1375 Ōan
9 Apr 1371 - 24 May 1382 Ohito
posthumous name: Go-En'yū-tennō
era name: 29 Mar 1375 - 9 Apr 1379 Eiwa
era name: 9 Apr 1379 - 20 Mar 1381 Kōryaku
era name: 20 Mar 1381 - 19 Mar 1384 Eitoku
24 May 1382 - 19 Nov 1392 Motohito [2]
posthumous name: Go-Komatsu-tennō
era name: 19 Mar 1384 - 5 Oct 1387 Shitoku
era name: 5 Oct 1387 - 7 Mar 1389 Kakei (alternative reading: Kakyō)
era name: 7 Mar 1389 - 12 Apr 1390 Kōō
era name: 12 Apr 1390 - 19 Nov 1392 Meitoku [2]

[1] Original name: Masuhito
[2] Continues after unification.
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