Tenjin Timeline

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  • 845 CE - 903 CE
    Life of the deified scholar and court official Sugawara no Michizane, aka Tenjin.
  • 877 CE
    Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) becomes a professor of Chinese literature.
  • 886 CE - 891 CE
    Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is the regional governor of Sanuki, Japan.
  • 893 CE
    Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is appointed a court councillor.
  • 899 CE
    Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is made Minister of the Right. The Fujiwara leader Tokihira is made Minister of the Left.
  • 901 CE
    Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is exiled to Dazaifu, Kyushu.
  • 903 CE
    Death in exile of Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin).
  • 947 CE
    The Tenmangu Kitano shrine is founded in honour of Sugawara no Michizane, aka Tenjin.
  • 987 CE
    Sugawara no Michizane is officially deified and given the title Tenjin.

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845 CE - 903 CE: Life of the deified scholar and court official Sugawara no Michizane, aka Tenjin.
 
877 CE: Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) becomes a professor of Chinese literature.
 
886 CE - 891 CE: Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is the regional governor of Sanuki, Japan.
 
893 CE: Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is appointed a court councillor.
 
899 CE: Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is made Minister of the Right. The Fujiwara leader Tokihira is made Minister of the Left.
 
901 CE: Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is exiled to Dazaifu, Kyushu.
 
903 CE: Death in exile of Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin).
 
947 CE: The Tenmangu Kitano shrine is founded in honour of Sugawara no Michizane, aka Tenjin.
 
 
987 CE: Sugawara no Michizane is officially deified and given the title Tenjin.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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