Emperor Momozono

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  • Reign: 1747-1762
  • Japanese: 桃園天皇 (Momozono tennou)

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

He took the throne in 1747 following the abdication of his father Emperor Sakuramachi. Momozono then abdicated in 1762, and was succeeded by his sister, who took the throne as Empress Go-Sakuramachi.

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


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