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*The Kingdom of Ryûkyû is released from its vassal status under [[Kagoshima prefecture]] (formerly [[Satsuma han]]), and comes under the jurisdiction of the [[Ministry of Foreign Affairs]], and then under the [[Ministry of the Interior]].
 
*The Kingdom of Ryûkyû is released from its vassal status under [[Kagoshima prefecture]] (formerly [[Satsuma han]]), and comes under the jurisdiction of the [[Ministry of Foreign Affairs]], and then under the [[Ministry of the Interior]].
 
*[[Koki|Kôki]] calendar system, counting years from the mythical ascension of [[Emperor Jimmu]] in 660 BCE, is established.
 
*[[Koki|Kôki]] calendar system, counting years from the mythical ascension of [[Emperor Jimmu]] in 660 BCE, is established.
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*The ''[[koseki]]'' (family register) system is established.
 
*[[Kururi castle]] is destroyed.
 
*[[Kururi castle]] is destroyed.
 
*Frenchman [[Charles LeGendre]] is hired as an advisor by the Japanese government.
 
*Frenchman [[Charles LeGendre]] is hired as an advisor by the Japanese government.

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Meiji 5 (明治五年)

Timeline of 1872

  • Meiji 4/12 (January 1872) Narahara Shigeru and Ijichi Sadaka lead an Imperial mission to Shuri, to discuss various matters relating to Ryukyuan obligations to Satsuma han, and policies Tokyo wishes to implement in the Ryukyus.
  • 1872/1 Ijichi Sadaka meets with the Ryukyuan regent to discuss administrative policy in the islands, under the new Meiji government.
  • 1872/5 Officials from Tokyo meet with Ryukyuan officials to discuss economic matters, including the end of the minting of Okinawan coinage (which had been minted in Satsuma up until that point).
  • 1872/10/14 Representatives of the Kingdom of Ryûkyû, led by Giwan Chôho, are informed in Tokyo of the annexation by Japan of the kingdom as Ryûkyû han. The envoys return to Okinawa and inform King Shô Tai of this development.

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