- Reign: 536-539AD
- Period: Kofun Period
- Family: Emperor Keitai (father) Emperor Ankan (brother) Emperor Kinmei (brother)
- Burial Place: –
- Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Ankan * Successor Emperor Kinmei
Emperor Senka (宣化天皇) was the twenty-eighth Emperor of Japan.
Prior to his reign the Emperor both ruled as well as reigned. However, during the reign of Senka, he established Iname Soga as his executive first Minister much to the annoyance of the Mononobe and the Nakatomi Clan.1
1. Martin, P. (1997) ”The Chrysanthemum Throne”. Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing Limited.
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