Japan: Emperors: 1392-2021 - Archontology.org

Japan: Emperors: 1392-2021

Each ruler is recorded under the following protocol: posthumous name || personal name; the other entries follow the definitions in the Notes.
Tennō
19 Nov 1392 - 5 Oct 1412 Go-Komatsu-tennō || Motohito [1]
   
5 Oct 1412 - 30 Aug 1428 Shōkō-tennō || Mihito (alternative reading: Sanehito) [2]
   
7 Sep 1428 - 21 Aug 1464 Go-Hanazono-tennō || Hikohito
  posthumous by-name: Go-Montoku-in
   
21 Aug 1464 - 21 Oct 1500 Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō || Fusahito (alternative reading: Narihito)
   
16 Nov 1500 - 18 May 1526 Go-Kashiwabara-tennō || Katsuhito
   
9 Jun 1526 - 27 Sep 1557 Go-Nara-tennō || Tomohito
   
17 Nov 1557 - 17 Dec 1586 Ōgimachi-tennō || Michihito (alternative readings: Katahito, Shigehito)
   
17 Dec 1586 - 9 May 1611 Go-Yōzei-tennō || Katahito (alternative reading: Chikahito)
  alias: Kazuhito (alternative readings: Masahito, Chikahito)
   
9 May 1611 - 22 Dec 1629 Go-Mizuno-o-tennō || Kotohito (alternative readings: Tadahito, Masahito)
   
22 Dec 1629 - 14 Nov 1643 Meishō-tennō (alternative readings: Myōshō-tennō, Myōjō-tennō) || Okiko
  palace name: Kazu-no-miya
   
14 Nov 1643 - 30 Oct 1654 Go-Kōmyō-tennō || Tsuguhito
  palace name: Suga-no-miya
   
5 Jan 1655 - 5 Mar 1663 Go-Sai-in-tennō || Nagahito (alternative reading: Yoshihito)
  palace name: Hide-no-miya
   
5 Mar 1663 - 2 May 1687 Reigen-tennō || Satohito
  palace name: Ate-no-miya
   
2 May 1687 - 27 Jul 1709 Higashiyama-tennō || Asahito (alternative reading: Tomohito)
  palace name: Go-no-miya
   
27 Jul 1709 - 13 Apr 1735 Nakamikado-tennō || Yasuhito (alternative reading: Yoshihito)
  palace name: Masu-no-miya
   
13 Apr 1735 - 9 Jun 1747 Sakuramachi-tennō || Teruhito (alternative reading: Akihito)
  palace name: Waka-no-miya
   
9 Jun 1747 - 31 Aug 1762 Momozono-tennō || Tōhito
  palace name: Yaho-no-miya (changed to: Sachi-no-miya)
   
15 Sep 1762 - 9 Jan 1771 Go-Sakuramachi-tennō || Toshiko (alternative reading: Satoko)
  palace name: Isa-no-miya (changed to: Aya-no-miya)
   
9 Jan 1771 - 6 Dec 1779 Go-Momozono-tennō || Hidehito
   
1 Jan 1780 - 7 May 1817 Kōkaku-tennō || Tomohito (alternative reading: Kanehito) [3]
  palace name: Sachi-no-miya (changed to: Kan'in-no-miya)
   
7 May 1817 - 21 Feb 1846 Ninkō-tennō || Ayahito
  alias: Munehito
  palace name: Yuta-no-miya
   
10 Mar 1846 - 30 Jan 1867 Kōmei-tennō || Osahito (alternative reading: Norihito)
  palace name: Hiro-no-miya
   
13 Feb 1867 - 30 Jul 1912 Meiji-tennō || Mutsuhito
  palace name: Sachi-no-miya (alternative reading: Suke-no-miya)
   
30 Jul 1912 - 25 Dec 1926 Taishō-tennō || Yoshihito
  palace name: Haru-no-miya
   
25 Dec 1926 - 7 Jan 1989 Shōwa-tennō || Hirohito
  palace name: Michi-no-miya
   
7 Jan 1989 - 30 Apr 2019 none || Akihito
  palace name: Tsugu-no-miya
   
30 Apr 2019 - none || Naruhito
  palace name: Hiro-no-miya

[1] Tennō of the Northern Court from 24 May 1382.
[2] "Mihito" is the same reading for two personal names of this ruler, different from each other in original writing.
[3] Original name: Morohito.
Last updated on: 21 Nov 2020 13:37:36