Emperor Meiji, or Meiji the Great, was the 122nd Emperor of Japan reigning from 1867 until 1912. He presided over the Meiji period, a time of rapid change that witnessed the Empire of Japan rapidly transform from an isolationist feudal state to an industrialized world power.

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Emperor Meiji, or Meiji the Great, was the 122nd Emperor of Japan reigning from 1867 until 1912. He presided over the Meiji period, a time of rapid change that witnessed the Empire of Japan rapidly transform from an isolationist feudal state to an industrialized world power.
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