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Genna 2 (元和二年)

Timeline of 1616

Other Events of 1616

  • Nurhachi declares the beginning of the Later Jin Dynasty, which will later be renamed the Qing Dynasty.
  • First Thai embassy to Japan arrives.
  • Ri Sampei discovers a source of kaolin-rich clay in Arita han.
  • Shogunate outlaws the buying and selling of people.
  • A Spanish ship becomes shipwrecked at Shimizu Harbor in Tosa province.

Births and deaths

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