JAPANESE CHRONOLOGY

For the Period covered by Hiroshige and his Pupils

Year of Our Lord.

Japanese Period.

Name of the Year.

Year of Our Lord.

Japanese Period.

Name of the Year.

1789

Kwansei

Cock

1829

Bunsei

Ox

1790

 

Dog

1830

Tempo

Tiger

1791

 

Wild Boar

1831

 

Hare

1792

 

Rat

1832

 

Dragon

1793

 

Ox

1833

 

Snake

1794

 

Tiger

1834

 

Horse

1795

 

Hare

1835

 

Sheep

1796

 

Dragon

1836

 

Monkey

1797

 

Snake

1837

 

Cock

1798

 

Horse

1838

 

Dog

1799

 

Sheep

1839

 

Wild Boar

1800

 

Monkey

1840

 

Rat

1801

 

Cock

1841

 

Ox

1802

Kiowa

Dog

1842

 

Tiger

1803

 

Wild Boar

1843

 

Hare

1804

Bunkwa

Rat

1844

Kokwa

Dragon

1805

 

Ox

1845

 

Snake

1806

 

Tiger

1846

 

Horse

1807

 

Hare

1847

 

Sheep

1808

 

Dragon

1848

Kayei

Monkey

1809

 

Snake

1849

 

Cock

1810

 

Horse

1850

 

Dog

1811

 

Sheep

1851

 

Wild Boar

1812

 

Monkey

1852

 

Rat

1813

 

Cock

1853

 

Ox

1814

 

Dog

1854

Ansei

Tiger

1815

 

Wild Boar

1855

 

Hare

1816

 

Rat

1856

 

Dragon

1817

 

Ox

1857

 

Snake

1818

Bunsei

Tiger

1858

 

Horse

1819

 

Hare

1859

 

Sheep

1820

 

Dragon

1860

Mangen

Monkey

1821

 

Snake

1861

Bunkyu

Cock

1822

 

Horse

1862

 

Dog

1823

 

Sheep

1863

 

Wild Boar

1824

 

Monkey

1864

Genji

Rat

1825

 

Cock

1865

Kei-o

Ox

1826

 

Dog

1866

 

Tiger

1827

 

Wild Boar

1867

 

Hare

1828

 

Rat

1868

 

Dragon