Takano Yasuharu (高野保春)

Yasuharu TAKANO (April 3, 1650 - June 29, 1712) was a noble who lived in the early Edo period. He served in the Imperial Court in the era of the Emperor Reigen and Emperor Higashiyama. He was the third son of Motosada JIMYOIN (Gon Dainagon, a provisional chief councilor of state). His mother was a daughter of Motohisa JIMYOIN (Chujo (lieutenant general)). He was the founder of the Takano family. He is known as one of the imperial messengers of whom Takuminokami ASANO was in charge of entertaining in 1701 (Another imperial messenger was Sukekado YANAGIWARA).

Career
April 3, 1650 (One year old): Born. October 6, 1658 (Nine years old): Given the rank of Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade). January 25, 1662 (Twelve years old): After having genpuku (ceremony of attaining manhood), admitted to the court. June 20, 1662 (Thirteen years old): Given the rank of Jugoinojo (Junior Fifth Rank, Upper Grade). January 11, 1666 (Sixteen years old): Given the rank of Shogoinoge (Senior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade). February 4, 1670 (Twenty years old): Given the rank of Jushiinoge (Junior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade). January 22, 1675 (Twenty-five years old): Given the rank of Jushiinojo (Junior Fourth Rank, Upper Grade). January 31, 1679 (Twenty-nine years old): Given the rank of Shoshiinoge, (Senior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade). October 13, 1683 (Thirty-four years old): Given the rank of Jusanmi, (Junior Third Rank). February 14, 1684 (Thirty-four years old): Assumed the position of Kunai Kyo (Chief administrator of the imperial household). April 20, 1690 (Forty-one years old): Given the rank of Shosanmi (Senior Third Rank). February 3, 1693 (Forty-three years old): Assumed the position of Sangi (councilor). January 25, 1698 (Forty-eight years old): Resigned from Sangi. February 15, 1698 (Forty-nine years old): Given the rank of Junii (Junior Second Rank). October 11, 1700 (Fifty-one years old): Assumed the position of Gon Chunagon (a provisional vice-councilor of state); chokujutaikenchonaoshi (授帯剣聴直衣). December 4, 1700 (Fifty-one years old): Resigned from Gon Chunagon. January 31, 1709 (Fifty-nine years old): Gon Dainagon. July 4, 1709 (Sixty years old): Resigned from Gon Dainagon. September 9, 1711 (Sixty-two years old): Given the rank of Shonii (Senior Second Rank). June 29, 1712 (Sixty-three years old): He passed away.