Meiji period  

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The Meiji period denotes the 45-year reign of the Meiji Emperor, running, in the Gregorian calendar, from 23 October 1868 to 30 July 1912. During this time, Japan started its modernization and rose to world power status. This era name means "Enlightened Rule".

After the death of the Meiji Emperor in 1912, the Taishō Emperor took the throne, thus beginning the Taishō period.



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