Chōhō (era)

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Chōhō (長保?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Chōtoku and before Kankō. This period started in January 999 and ended in July 1004.[1] The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇?).[2]

Events of the Chōhō era[change | change source]

  • 999 (Chōhō 1, 11th month: A daughter of Fujiwara no Michinaga becomes a consort of Emperor Ichijō.[3]
  • 1001 (Chōhō 3, 11th month): The Imperial palace was destroyed by fire.[3]
  • 1001 (Chōhō 3, 12th month): The widow of Emperor En'yū and the mother of Emperor Ichijō died.[3]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōhō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 119.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 150-154; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, p. 302-307; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 192-195.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Titsingh, p. 153.

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Chōhō 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th
999 1000 1001 1002 1003 1004
Preceded by:
Shōryaku
Era or nengō:
Chōhō
Succeeded by:
Kankō