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Kôji 2 (弘治二年)
Timeline of 1556
Other Events of 1556
- The Iwami Silver Mine opens.
- Shô Gen succeeds his father Shô Sei as king of the Kingdom of Ryûkyû. Sanshikan (Council of Three) begins to gain power.
- Itsukushima Shrine is rebuilt.
- Ming dynasty forces drive off a group of wakô from Zhejiang province; the wakô then head towards Ryûkyû and are defeated by the Ryukyuan royal navy.
Births and Deaths