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Information about reign: 聖武天皇 (Emperor Shōmu)

CountryJapan
From3 March 724
To19 August 749
Personal InformationEmperor Shōmu of Japan (701 - 756)
Description

Emperor Shōmu (聖武天皇 Shōmu-tennō) was the 45th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Shōmu's reign spanned the years 724 through 749.