Tenmei 2 (天明二年)
Timeline of 1782
Other Events of 1782
- Rama I founds the Chakri Dynasty in Siam, which continues to rule today.
- The Great Tenmei Famine begins (lasts until 1787).
- Tsutaya Jûzaburô purchases exclusive rights to publish Yoshiwara saiken.
- The first ukiyo-e print by Utamaro to be published by Tsutaya Jûzaburô is published.
Births and Deaths
- Aizawa Seishisai is born (d. 1863).
- Confucian scholar Hirose Tansô is born (d. 1856).
- Kanze Kiyohisa dies.
- Segawa Kikunojô IV is born (d. 1812).