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Kannin (寛仁) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōwa and before Jian. This period spanned the years from April 1017 through February 1021.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Ichijō-tennō (後一条天皇).[2]

Events of the Kannin era[change | change source]

  • 5 June 1017 (Kannin 1, 9th day of the 5th month): Former-Emperor Sanjō died at the age of 42.[3]
  • 22 January 1018 (Kannin 2, 3rd day of the 1st month): The emperor celebrated his coming-of-age ceremony.[4]

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References[change | change source]

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kannin" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 474.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 156-158; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 307-310; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 195-196.
  3. Brown, p. 310; Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō), 三条天皇 (67); retrieved 2012-5-22.
  4. Titsingh, p. 157.

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