Tenbun

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Tenbun (天文?), also known as Tembun or Temmon, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Kyōroku and before Kōji. This period spanned the years from July 1532 through October 1555.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Nara-tennō (後奈良天皇?).[2]

Change of era[edit]

  • 1532 Tenbun gannen (天文元年?): At the request of Ashikaga Yoshiharu, the 12th Shōgun of the Muromachi Bakufu, the era name was changed because of various battles . The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Kyōroku 5, on the 29th day of the 7th month.

Events of the Tenbun era[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tembun" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 956; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 372-382.
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 374.
  4. ^ Titsingh, p. 376.
  5. ^ Titsingh, p. 377.
  6. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 381; n.b., Ashikaga Yoshihusi changed his name to Yoshiteru in 1554 (Tenbun 23, 2nd month).]
  7. ^ Titsingh, p. 378.
  8. ^ Hall, John Whitney. (1997). The Cambridge History of Japan: Early Modern Japan, p. 249.

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Preceded by
Kyōroku
Era or nengō
Tenbun

1532–1555
Succeeded by
Kōji