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Chōgen (長元) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Manju and before Chōryaku. This period started in 1028 and ended in April 1037.[1] The reigning emperors were Go-Ichijō-tennō (後一条天皇) and Go-Suzaku-tennō (後朱雀天皇).[2]

Events of the Chōgen era[change | change source]

  • 15 May 1036 (Chōgen 9, 17th day of the 4th month): In the 9th year of Go-Ichijō's reign, the emperor died;[3] and the succession (senso) was received by a his son.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōgen" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 118.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 156-159; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 307-310; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 195-196.
  3. Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 後一条天皇 (68); retrieved 2012-5-24.
  4. Brown, p. 310; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor Tenji; and all sovereigns except Jitō, Yōzei, Go-Toba, and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor Go-Murakami. Compare Kunaichō, Ceremony of Accession (Sokui-no-Rei); retrieved 2012-5-24.
  5. Titsingh, p. 160; Varley, p. 44.

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