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Information about reign: 雄略天皇 (Emperor Yūryaku)

CountryJapan
From456
To479
Personal InformationEmperor Yūryaku of Japan (418 - 479)
Description

Emperor Yūryaku (雄略天皇 Yūryaku-tennō) was the 21st emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Yūryaku is remembered as a patron of sericulture.

No firm dates can be assigned to this emperor's life or reign, but he is conventionally considered to have reigned from 456 to 479.