Some quick facts about this emperor:
Ø Ascended the throne at the tender age of 7.
Ø Took up the reigns of government at the age of 13.
Ø Studied geometry, mathematics, medicine, astronomy, meteorology, world geography and Latin from missionaries who came from
France and . Belgium
Ø Produced a new variety of rice called the ‘Imperial Variety’.
Ø Devoted himself to the reunification of the country and improvement of productivity.
Ø Ruled for 61 years.
Ø Died when he was 68.