Kyōtoku

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Kyōtoku (享徳?) was a Japanese era name (後花園天皇?) after Hōtoku and before Kosho. This period spanned the years from July 1452 through July 1455.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Hanazono-Tennō (後花園天皇?).[2]

Change of era[edit]

  • 1452 Kyōtoku gannen (享徳元年?): The era name was changed to mark an event or a number of events. The old era ended and a new one commenced in Hōtoku 4.

Events of the Kyōtoku era[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Kyōtoku" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 587; n.b., Louis-Frédéric is pseudonym of Louis-Frédéric Nussbaum, see Deutsche Nationalbibliothek Authority File.
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 331-347.
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 346.
  4. ^ Hall, John Whitney. (1988). The Cambridge History of Japan: Medieval Japan, p. 233.
  5. ^ Nussbaum, "Kyōtoku-no-ran" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 587.

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Preceded by
Hōtoku
Era or nengō
Kyōtoku

1452–1455
Succeeded by
Kōshō