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Famous Birthdays Today: 1139 -Emperor Konoe of Japan.

Emperor Konoe (June 16, 1139 – August 22, 1155) was the 76th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Konoe’s reign spanned the years from 1142 through 1155. Some of the events during Konoe’s life: Kyūan 2, in the 12th month (1146), Konoe joined in a celebration honoring Sesshō Fujiwara no Tadamichi (the regent) on his 58th […]

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