Kansei 9 (寛政九年)
Timeline of 1797
Other Events of 1797
- Publication begins on the multi-volume Ehon Taikôki (completed 1802).
- Ukiyo-e artist Hokusai remarries (his first wife died sometime in 1793-1797) and first takes on the name "Hokusai".
- The HMS Providence is shipwrecked near Miyako Island.
- Sakai Hôitsu enters the priesthood.
Births and Deaths
- 1797/11/15 Utagawa Kuniyoshi, ukiyo-e artist, is born (d. 1861).
- Publisher Tsutaya Jûzaburô dies (b. 1750).