Sukošan Holidays

Emperor Sukō ( (崇光天皇, Sukō Tennō?)) (May 25, 1334 – January 31, 1398) was the third of Ashikaga Pretenders during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts in Japan. According to pre-Meiji scholars, his reign spanned the years from 1348 through 1351.[1] His personal name was originally Masuhito (益仁;), but was later changed to Okihito (興仁). His father was the Northern Pretender Emperor Kōgon. His predecessor, Emperor Kōmyō was his uncle, the younger brother of Emperor Kōgon. In his own lifetime, Sukō and those around him believed that he occupied the Chrysanthemum Throne from November 18, 1348 until November 26, 1351. In 1348, he became Crown Prince. In the same year, he became Northern Emperor upon the abdication of... Find out more →