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Emperor Kimmei (欽明天皇) was the 29th imperial ruler of Japan and the first to whom contemporary historiography assigns clear dates.

His rule marked the beginning of the Asuka period of Yamato Japan.

Lived: 509-571
Ruled: 539-571

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