Japan: Emperors: 984-1392 - Archontology.org

Japan: Emperors: 984-1392

Each ruler is recorded under the personal name and the dates of the reign; the other entries follow the definitions in the Notes.
Tennō
24 Sep 984 - 1 Aug 986 Kazan-tennō || Morosada (Buddhist name in retirement: Nyūkaku)
 
1 Aug 986 - 16 Jul 1011 Ichijō-tennō || Yasuhito (alternative reading: Kanehito)
 
16 Jul 1011 - 10 Mar 1016 Sanjō-tennō || Okisada (alternative reading: Suesada)
 
10 Mar 1016 - 15 May 1036 Go-Ichijō-tennō || Atsuhira (alternative reading: Atsunari)
 
15 May 1036 - 5 Feb 1045 Go-Suzaku-tennō || Atsunaga (alternative reading: Atsuyoshi)
 
5 Feb 1045 - 22 May 1068 Go-Reizei-tennō || Chikahito
 
22 May 1068 - 18 Jan 1073 Go-Sanjō-tennō || Takahito
 
18 Jan 1073 - 3 Jan 1087 Shirakawa-tennō || Sadahito (Buddhist name in retirement: Yūkaku)
posthumous by-name: Rokujō-tei
   
3 Jan 1087 - 9 Aug 1107 Horikawa-tennō || Taruhito (Alternative reading: Yoshihito)
 
9 Aug 1107 - 25 Feb 1123 Toba-tennō || Munehito (Buddhist name in retirement: Kūkaku)
 
25 Feb 1123 - 5 Jan 1142 Sutoku-tennō || Akihito
posthumous by-name: Sanuki-in
   
5 Jan 1142 - 22 Aug 1155 Konoe-tennō || Narihito [1]
 
23 Aug 1155 - 5 Sep 1158 Go-Shirakawa-tennō || Masahito
 
5 Sep 1158 - 3 Aug 1165 Nijō-tennō || Morihito
 
3 Aug 1165 - 30 Mar 1168 Rokujō-tennō || Nobuhito (alterantive reading: Toshihito)
 
30 Mar 1168 - 18 Mar 1180 Takakura-tennō || Norihito
 
18 Mar 1180 - 25 Apr 1185 Antoku-tennō || Tokihito (alternative reading: Kotohito) [2]
 
8 Sep 1183 - 18 Feb 1198 Go-Toba-tennō || Takahira (alternative readings: Takanari, Takahito)
posthumous by-names: Oki-in, Kentoku-in
   
18 Feb 1198 - 12 Dec 1210 Tsuchimikado-tennō || Tamehito
posthumous by-name: Tosa-in
   
12 Dec 1210 - 13 May 1221 Juntoku-tennō || Morinari
posthumous by-name: Sado-in
13 May 1221 - 29 Jul 1221 Chūkyō-tennō || Kanenari
posthumous by-name: Kujō-haitei
   
29 Jul 1221 - 17 Nov 1232 Go-Horikawa-tennō || Yutahito (alternative readings: Toyohito, Shigehito)
 
17 Nov 1232 - 10 Feb 1242 Shijō-tennō || Mitsuhito (alternative reading: Hidehito)
 
21 Feb 1242 - 16 Feb 1246 Go-Saga-tennō || Kunihito
 
16 Feb 1246 - 9 (or 10) Jan 1260 Go-Fukakusa-tennō || Hisahito
posthumous by-names: Tokiwai-dono, Tominokōji-in
   
9 (or 10) Jan 1260 - 6 Mar 1274 Kameyama-tennō || Tsunehito (Buddhist name in retirement: Kongōgen)
posthumous by-name: Zenrinji-dono
   
6 Mar 1274 - 27 Nov 1287 Go-Uda-tennō || Yohito (alternative reading: Tokihito)
posthumous by-name: Daikakuji-dono
   
27 Nov 1287 - 30 Aug 1298 Fushimi-tennō || Hirohito
posthumous by-name: Jimyō-in-dono
   
30 Aug 1298 - 2 Mar 1301 Go-Fushimi-tennō || Tanehito
 
2 Mar 1301 - 10 Sep 1308 Go-Nijō-tennō || Kuniharu
 
11 Sep 1308 - 29 Mar 1318 Hanazono-tennō || Tomihito (alternative reading: Yutahito) [3]
posthumous by-name: Hagiwara-in-dono
   
29 Mar 1318 - 18 Sep 1339 Go-Daigo-tennō || Takaharu
posthumous by-name: Yoshino-in-dono
   
18 Sep 1339 - 29 Mar 1368 Go-Murakami-tennō || Norinaga [4]
posthumous by-names: Sumiyoshi-dono, Ano-o-dono
   
29 Mar 1368 - 21 Dec 1383? Chōkei-tennō || Yutanari (alternative reading: Hironari; Buddhist name in retirement: Kakuri) [5]
 
21 Dec 1383 - 19 Nov 1392 Go-Kameyama-tennō || Hironari (alternative readings: Yoshinari, Norinari)
posthumous by-name: Daikakuji-dono

[1] Also: Toshihito
[2] In the course of the civil war, this ruler is recognized as tennō and continues, under the control of the Taira (Hei) clan, while a fugitive, but in possession of the Three Sacred Treasures, until his death. Meantime, under the control of the Minamoto (Gen) clan, the retired tennō installs Prince Takahira as tennō without the traditional access to the Three Sacred Treasures.
[3] Also: Tomohito
[4] "Norinaga" is the same reading for two personal names that differ in writing; one of them has alternative reading: Yoshinaga.
[5] Also: Sanenari
Last updated on: 21 Nov 2020 13:37:39