Information about reign: 神武天皇 (Emperor Jimmu)
|From||11 February 660 BC|
|To||9 April 585 BC|
|Personal Information||Emperor Jimmu of Japan (-711 - -585)|
Emperor Jimmu (神武天皇 Jinmu-tennō) was the first emperor of Japan, according to legend. His accession is traditionally dated as 660 BCE.
In mythology, he is a descendant of the sun goddess Amaterasu through her grandson Ninigi, as well as a descendant of the storm god Susanoo.