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Famous Birthdays Today: 1265 -Emperor Fushimi of Japan.

Emperor Fushimi (伏見天皇 Fushimi-tennō) was the 92nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1287 through 1298. In 1289, by making his own son (the future Emperor Go-Fushimi) Crown Prince, he increased the antagonism of the Daikakuji line. In 1290, the family of Asawara Tameyori made an assassination attempt on the […]

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