Bunsei 6 (文政六年)
Timeline of 1823
- 1823/4/22 Bakufu orders Mori Kakuzô to guard Bôsô coast.
- 1823/4/22 Matsudaira Geki kills Honda Iori in Edo castle.
- 1823/5/19 Miyagô Ikki
- 1823/8/6 Direct petition in Kuwana han.
- 1823/9 5 years Thrift order by Bakufu.
- 1823/12 Uchikowashi in Nanbu han.
Other Events of 1823
- Jan Cock Blomhof is succeeded as opperhoofd in Dejima.
- Philipp von Siebold arrives in Japan for the first time.
- Nori culture industry begins.
- Reviving of Kutani pottery.
- Reclamation project in Kojima bay completed.(Okayama han).
Births and Deaths
- Ryukyuan aristocrat-bureaucrat Giwan Chôho (d. 1876) is born.
- Hayashi Yadayu Seiki Masayori of the Shin Musô Hayashizaki-ryû dies.
- Hori Tatsunosuke is born (d. 1894).
- Ichikawa Danjûrô VIII is born (d. 1854).
- Chinese diplomat Li Hongzhang is born (d. 1901).
- Katsu Kaishû (d. 1899), father of the modern Japanese navy, is born.
- Ôta Nanpô (b. 1749) dies.
- Shanghai painter Ren Xiong is born (d. 1857).