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To15 April 628

Empress Suiko (推古天皇 Suiko-tennō) was the 33rd monarch of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

Suiko's reign spanned the years from 593 until her death in 628.

In the history of Japan, Suiko was the first of eight women to take on the role of empress regnant. The seven women sovereigns reigning after Suiko were Kōgyoku/Saimei, Jitō, Gemmei, Genshō, Kōken/Shōtoku, Meishō and Go-Sakuramachi.

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推古天皇 (Empress Suiko) Japan 593 15 April 628