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Chōkyō (長享) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) after Bunmei and before Entoku. This period spanned the years from July 1487 through August 1489. The reigning emperor was Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).
Change of era
- 1487 Chōkyō gannen (長享元年): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new one commenced in Bunmei 19.
Events of the Chōkyō era
- 1487 (Chōkyō 1): Takatskasa-no Masahira was replaced as kampaku by the former naidaijin Kiyosho-no Masatada.
- 1487 (Chōkyō 1, 8th month): Udaijin Ōe-no mikado Nobukatsu died at age 42.
- 1487 (Chōkyō 1, 8th month): Shogun Yoshihisa led a large army against Rokkaku Takayori (also known as Rokkaku Tobatsu), the daimyo of southern Ōmi province.
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