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Kan'en 4 (寛延四年) / Hôreki 1 (宝暦元年)
Timeline of 1751
Other Events of 1751
- Shô Boku ascends to the throne of the Kingdom of Ryûkyû.
- The first female geisha appear, in the Shimabara pleasure district of Kyoto.
Births and Deaths
- Kabuki playwright Chikamatsu Tokuzô is born (d. 1810).
- Date Yoshimura, fifth daimyô of Sendai han, dies (b. 1680).
- Gion Nankai dies (b. 1677).
- Matsudaira Fumai is born (d. 1818).
- Edo machibugyô Ôoka Tadasuke dies (b. 1677).
- Segawa Kikunojô III is born (d. 1810).
- King Shô Kei of the Kingdom of Ryûkyû dies.
- Former shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune dies (b. 1684).