Kōhō

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Kōhō (康保) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōwa and before Anna. This period started in July 964 and ended in August 968.[1] The reigning emperors were Murakami-tennō (村上天皇) and Reizei-tennō (冷泉天皇).[2]

Events of the Kōhō era[change | change source]

  • 964 (Kōhō 1, 4th month): The Empress Fujiwara no Ansi died. Soon after, the empress' younger sister and the emperor's older brother died. In his grief, the emperor neglected his duty to care for the government.[3]
  • 965 (Kōhō 2, 12th month): The emperor celebrated his 40th birthday.[3]
  • 5 July 967 (Kōhō 4, 25th of the 5th month): Emperor Murakami died at age 42.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kōhō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 543.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales ds empereurs du japon, pp. 139-143; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 295-299; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 183-191.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Titsingh, p. 142.
  4. Titsingh, p. 142; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 村上天皇 (62); retrieved 2012-5-22.

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Kōhō 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
964 965 966 967 968
Preceded by:
Ōwa
Era or nengō:
Kōhō
Succeeded by:
Anna