Kansei 13 (寛政十三年) / Kyôwa 1 (享和元年)
Timeline of 1801
Other Events of 1801
- The Margaret, a Salem, Mass.-based ship, is hired by the Dutch East India Company to carry its trade.
- Shizuki Tadao publishes Sakokuron, an abridged translation of Englebert Kaempfer's writings. This marks the first appearance of the word "sakoku."
- Compilation of the Ojikki, which later comes to be known as the Tokugawa jikki, is begun.
Births and Deaths
- Motoori Norinaga dies (b. 1730).
- Kabuki actor Sawamura Sôjûrô III dies (b. 1753).
- Tsubaki Chinzan is born (d. 1854).