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Genroku 12 (元禄十二年)
Timeline of 1699
Other Events of 1699
- The British East India Company is first permitted to trade at Canton, marking the beginning of its trade activities in mainland China.
- Ôgata Gonpei, also known as Shinsei, takes on the name Ôgata Kenzan, has a kiln built in Narutaki near Ninna-ji (on the outskirts of Kyoto), and begins producing ceramics.
- Uwanari, one of the Kabuki Jûhachiban, is debuted.