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Emperor Reigen of Japan

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Emperor Reigen (霊元天皇) (July 9, 1654 - September 24, 1732) was the 112th imperial ruler of Japan. Reigen reigned from March 5, 1663 until May 2, 1687. His personal name was Satohito (識仁) and his title was Ate-no-miya (高貴宮).

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Genealogy

Reigen was the 16th son of Emperor Go-Mizunoo. His mother was the daughter of the Lord Keeper of the Privy Seal Sono Kion (?, 内大臣園基音), Lady in Waiting Kuniko (?, 国子).

Name

His posthumous name was created during the Meiji Era by combining the kanji from the names of two previous Emperors, Kōrei (孝霊, 290-215 BC) and Kōgen (孝元, 214-158 BC).

Life

Eras of his reign


Preceded by:
Go-Sai
Emperor of Japan
1663-1687
Succeeded by:
Higashiyama

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