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by / on October 22, 2012 at 10:44 AM / in Famous Birthdays, History Today

Emperor Juntoku of Japan!

Famous Birthdays Today: 1197-Emperor Juntoku of Japan. Emperor Juntoku (順徳天皇) (October 22, 1197 – October 7, 1242) was the 84th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1210 through 1221. In actuality, Emperor Go-Toba wielded effective power as a cloistered emperor during the years of Juntoku’s reign. In 1221, he was […]

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by / on August 6, 2012 at 4:16 PM / in Famous Birthdays, History Today

Famous Birthdays Today: 1180 – Emperor Go-Toba of Japan.

Emperor Go-Toba (後鳥羽天皇) (August 6, 1180 – March 28, 1239) was the 82nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. His reign spanned the years from 1183 through 1198. This 12th-century sovereign was named after Emperor Toba, and go- (後), translates literally as “later”; and thus, he is sometimes called the “Later Emperor Toba”. The Japanese word […]

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