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Genbun 4 (元文四年)
Timeline of 1739
Other Events of 1739
- Itô Jakuchû takes over the operations of his family's grocery shop, in the wake of his father's death.
- Russians reach Kamchatka and follow the line of the Kuril Islands to the eastern coast of Honshu.
- Kabuki actor Sakata Sadashirô takes on the name Sakata Tôjûrô III.
Births and Deaths
- Kitao Shigemasa is born (d. 1820).
- Nakagawa Jun'an is born (d. 1786).
- Shô Boku, king of Ryûkyû, is born.