Kansei 12 (寛政十二年)
Timeline of 1800
- 1800/1 Ôkubi-e bust portraits are banned, not for any particular reason of propriety, but "because they stand out" (medatsu).
- 1800/5 Chinese investiture envoys led by Zhao Wenkai and Li Dingyuan arrive in Ryûkyû.
- 1800/8 The censorship proclamation of the first month is repeated.
- 1800/12 Chinese investiture envoys depart Ryûkyû.
Other Events of 1800
- Ichikawa Ebizô V is designated to become the next Danjûrô; he doesn't actually take on the name and become Danjûrô VII until 1807.
- King Sunjo takes the throne in Joseon Dynasty Korea (reigns until 1834).
Births and Deaths
- Emperor Ninkô is born (d. 1846).
- Hayashi Akira is born (d. 1859).
- Itô Jakuchû dies (b. 1716).
- Iwai Hanshirô IV dies (b. 1747).
- Mine-hime, daughter of Tokugawa Ienari, is born.
- Tokugawa Nariaki is born (d. 1860).
- Yoshio Kôsaku dies (b. 1724).