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Genroku 7 (元禄七年)
Timeline of 1694
Other Events of 1694
- Edo merchants form the tokumidoiya organization of ten associations of wholesalers.
- Matsuo Bashô writes Oku no Hosomichi, based on his journey in 1689.
Births and Deaths
- Artist Hishikawa Moronobu dies.
- Poet Matsuo Bashô dies (b. 1644).
- Kyôgoku Takatoyo, lord of Marugame, dies (b. 1655).
- Ôtawara Norikiyo, daimyô of Ôtawara, dies (b. 1657).
- Voltaire is born (d. 1778).