- Reign: 270-313AD
- Period: Kofun Period
- Family: Empress Jingu (mother) Emperor Keitai (descendant)
- Burial Place:-
- Order of Succession: Predecessor Empress Jingu * Successor Emperor Nintoku
Emperor Ōjin (応神天皇) was the fifteenth Emperor of Japan.
He was the son of Empress Jingu, who perhaps ruled on his behalf whilst he was young. During his reign, Japan interacted more with Korea via China and some scholars believe Emperor Ojin was himself Korean.
Due to connections with China, the Chinese scribe Wan’i is believed to have been welcomed at Ojin’s Court.
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