Emperor Kammu

Emperor Kammu (桓武天皇, Kanmu-tennō?, 737–806) was the 50th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. Kammu reigned from 781 to 806.

Read more about Emperor Kammu:  Traditional Narrative, Politics, Kugyō, Consorts and Children

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