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Emperor Komei dies in Japan

Emperor Mutsuhito of Japan, 1872, detail
01/31/1867
In Japan, Emperor Komei died of smallpox. Fifteen year old Crown Prince Mutsuhito became Emperor. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
Benjamin Vincent, Haydn's Dictionary of Dates and Universal Information Relating to all Ages and Nations (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1906), frontispiece.

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