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Emperor Konin of Japan

Emperor Kōnin (光仁天皇) was the 49th imperial ruler of Japan.

His concubine and mother of Emperor Kammu was Takano no Niigasa, who is said to be a descendant of King Muryeong of Baekje.

Lived: 709-782
Ruled: 770-781

Preceded by:
Shotoku
List of Japanese Emperors Succeeded by:
Kammu



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