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Chōkan (長寛) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōhō and before Eiman. This period started in March 1163 and ended in June 1165.[1] The reigning emperors were Nijō-tennō (二条天皇) and Emperor Rokujō-tennō (六条天皇).[2]

Events of the Chōkan era[change | change source]

  • 14 September 1164 (Chōkan 2, on the 26th day of the 8th month): Former-Emperor Sutoku died at the age of 46.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Chōkan" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 120.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 193-195; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 329-330; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 212.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Titsingh, p. 193.
  4. Brown, p. 328; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 崇徳天皇 (75). Retrieved 2012-5-22.

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