|Emperor of Japan|
|Reign||3 February 1867–30 July 1912|
(45 years, 178 days)
|Born||3 November 1852|
|Died||30 July 1912 (aged 59)|
Mozu no Mimihara no naka no misasagi (Osaka)
Meiji's reign was marked by many changes including the move of the Imperial court from Kyoto to Tokyo.
A timeline of major events includes:
He died in Tokyo. A detailed account of the state funeral in the New York Times concluded with an observation: "The contrast between that which preceded the funeral car and that which followed it was striking indeed. Before it went old Japan; after it came new Japan."