Shôtoku 6 (正徳六年) / Kyôhô 1 (享保元年)
Timeline of 1716
- 1716/6/22 The Kyôhô era begins.
- 1716/8/13 Tokugawa Ietsugu is succeeded as Shogun by Tokugawa Yoshimune.
Other Events of 1716
- Shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune launches the Kyôhô Reforms.
Births and Deaths
- 1716/4/30 Tokugawa Ietsugu dies (b. 1709).
- Itô Jakuchû is born (d. 1800).
- Engelbert Kaempfer dies (b. 1651).
- Kanze Shigenori dies.
- Ôgata Kôrin dies (b. 1658).
- Ryukyuan musician Yakabi Chôki is born (d. 1775).
- Yosa Buson is born (d. 1783).