Emperor Nakamikado

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  • Born: 1702
  • Died: 1738
  • Reign: 1709-1735
  • Japanese: 中御門天皇 (Nakamikado tennou)

Emperor Nakamikado was the 114th emperor.

A son of Emperor Higashiyama, he took the throne in 1709 upon his father's abdication. Nakamikado then abdicated in turn, with one of his sons succeeding him as Emperor Sakuramachi.

Preceded by
Emperor Higashiyama
Emperor of Japan
Succeeded by
Emperor Sakuramachi


  • Arai Hakuseki, Joyce Ackroyd (trans.), Told Round a Brushwood Fire, University of Tokyo Press (1979), 314n70.
  • Evelyn Rawski, Early Modern China and Northeast Asia: Cross-Border Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (2015), 157.