Shōwa (正和) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōchō and before Bunpō. This period spanned the years from March 1312 through February 1317. The reigning emperor was Hanazono-tennō (花園天皇).
Events of the Shōwa era[change | change source]
- 1313 (Shōwa 2, 10th month): Former Emperor Fushimi shaved his head and became a Buddhist monk.
- 1315 (Shōwa 4, 7th month): Hōjō Hirotoki died in Kamakura; and Hōjō Sadaaki and Hōjō Mototoki share power.
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Other websites[change | change source]
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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