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Bunka 2 (文化二年)
Timeline of 1805
Other Events of 1805
- Russian navigator Adam von Krusenstern encounters two Japanese/Ainu trading posts on Sakhalin.
- Saga han establishes a domainal monopoly over Imari porcelain.
- Shiba Kôkan writes his Seiyô gahô ("Laws of Western Pictures").
- Publication begins of a Suikoden adaptation written by Takizawa Bakin and illustrated by Hokusai. This is the first version of the story to be made widely available in Japanese.
Births and Deaths
- 1805/4/10 Tachibana Nankei dies (b. 1753).
- Abe Masatomo, daimyô of Bingo Fukuyama han, dies (b. 1745).