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Jishô 4 (治承四年)

Timeline of 1180

Gempei War (1180-1185)

Other Events of 1180

Births and Deaths

  • Taira no Kanetaka is killed by Minamoto no Yoritomo.
  • Minamoto no Yorimasa commits suicide at the battle of Uji.
  • Prince Mochihito flees from the battle of Uji, but is captured and beheaded by the Taira.


  1. The Hôjôki gives this as a rough date. "... the fourth month and about the twenty-ninth day..." (A.L. Sadler. The Ten Foot Square Hut and Tales of the Heike. Charles E. Tuttle Company, printing/year unknown. p3.)
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