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To27 July 1709
Personal InformationEmperor Higashiyama of Japan (1675 - 1710)

Emperor Higashiyama (東山天皇 Higashiyama-tennō) was the 113th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Higashiyama's reign spanned the years from 1687 through 1709 of what are generally considered to be the Golden Age of the Edo Period. The previous hundred years of peace and seclusion in Japan had created relative economic stability. The arts and architecture flourished.