Emperor Higashiyama

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  • Died: 1709
  • Reign: 1687-1709
  • Japanese: 東山天皇 (Higashiyama tennou)

Emperor Higashiyama reigned during the time of Shogun Tokugawa Tsunayoshi.

A son of Emperor Reigen, he took the throne following his father's abdication in 1687. He then abdicated in turn in 1709, passing the throne to one of his sons, who became Emperor Nakamikado.

Preceded by
Emperor Reigen
Emperor of Japan
Succeeded by
Emperor Nakamikado


  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 288n22.
  • Evelyn Rawski, Early Modern China and Northeast Asia: Cross-Border Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (2015), 157.