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Entoku (延徳) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōkyō and before Meio. This period started in August 1489 and ended in July 1492.[1] During this time, the emperor was Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).[2]

Events of the Entoku era[change | change source]

Stone marker for Ashikaga Yoshimasa who died in the 1st year of Entoku
  • 27 January 1490 (Entoku 2, 7th day of the 1st month): The former-Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa died at age 56.[3]

Jonen-ji, a Buddhist temple near Edo, was founded in the Entoku era.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Entoku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 182.
  2. Nussbaum, "Go-Tsuchimikado Tennō," p. 265; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 352-362.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Titsingh, p. 361.
  4. Brown, Rebecca A. (2011). A Companion to Asian Art and Architecture, p. 598 n35; Ikeda, Yoshifumi. "One day in Kesennuma," Archived 2014-01-20 at the Wayback Machine Time Out Tokyo, April 14, 2011; retrieved 2012-5-8.

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