Emperor Go-Momozono

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  • Reign: 1770-1779
  • Other Names: Tôhito
  • Japanese: 後桃園天皇 (Go Momozono tennou)

Emperor Go-Momozono was an emperor of the mid-Edo period.

A son of Emperor Sakuramachi, he took the throne in 1770 following the abdication of his aunt, Empress Go-Sakuramachi.

Go-Momozono died in 1779 without any sons; a member of a collateral line of the Imperial family then married Go-Momozono's only daughter, Princess Yoshiko, and took the throne as Emperor Kôkaku.

Preceded by
Empress Go-Sakuramachi
Emperor of Japan
Succeeded by
Emperor Kôkaku


  • Evelyn Rawski, Early Modern China and Northeast Asia: Cross-Border Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (2015), 157.