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Kyôwa 2 (享和二年)
Timeline of 1802
Other Events of 1802
- Publication of Ehon Taikôki, begun in 1797, is completed.
- The position of Hakodate bugyô is created.
- The Nguyen Dynasty begins in Vietnam.
- The system for how Ryukyuan students are chosen to go to Beijing is changed.
- Publication begins on "Shank's Mare" (Tôkaidô hizakurige) by Jippensha Ikku (completed 1809).
- Shô On is succeeded by Shô Sei as king of the Ryûkyû Kingdom.
- Ukiyo-e ruikô ("Various Thoughts on Ukiyo-e") is published.
Births and Deaths
- 1802/7/11 Shô On, king of the Ryûkyû Kingdom, dies (b. 1784).
- Kimura Kenkadô dies (b. 1736).
- Matsumoto Kôshirô IV dies (b. 1737).
- Rangaku scholar Takano Chôei is born (d. 1850).