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Bunka 12 (文化十二年)
Timeline of 1815
Other Events of 1815
- Kawarazaki-za reopens. Ichikawa Danjûrô VII, Iwai Hanshirô V, Matsumoto Kôshirô V and Seki Sanjûrô II move there, making it their primary venue for a time.
- The Napoleonic Wars end in Europe.
- Onoe Kikugorô III takes on that name in a shûmei ceremony.
- Sakai Hôitsu holds a memorial service for Ôgata Kôrin on the centennial of the latter's death.
Births and Deaths
- March 13, 1815 James Hepburn is born (d. 1911).
- Ii Naosuke is born (d. 1860).
- Kanze Kiyofusa dies.
- Ukiyo-e artist Torii Kiyonaga dies (b. 1752).
- Confucian scholar Umeda Unpin is born (d. 1859).