Bunsei 12 (文政十二年)
Timeline of 1829
- 1829/9/25 Philipp Franz von Siebold is sentenced to banishment from Japan.
- 1829/10/3 Siebold leaves Japan aboard the Cornelius Houtman.
Other Events of 1829
- Publication of Nise Murasaki Inaka Genji by Ryûtei Tanehiko, with illustrations by Utagawa Kunisada, is begun (completed 1842).
- The first ukiyo-e prints to be printed entirely in monochrome Prussian blue (known as ai-e), a number of fan prints designed by Keisai Eisen, are published.
Births and Deaths
- 1829/11/15 Matsumae Takahiro is born.
- Artist Chôbunsai Eishi dies (b. 1756).
- Hirayama Gorô of the Rôshigumi is born.
- Inoue Genzaburô of the Shinsengumi is born.
- Kita Kono dies.
- Maruyama Ôzui dies (b. 1766).
- Matsudaira Sadanobu dies (b. 1758).
- Laurence Oliphant, secretary to High Commissioner Lord Elgin, is born (d. 1888).
- Sugae Masumi dies (b. 1754).
- Playwright Tsuruya Nanboku IV dies (b. 1755).