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Tenroku (天禄?) was a Japanese era (年号?, nengō, "year name") after Anna and before Ten'en. This period spanned the years from March 970 through March 973.[1] The reigning emperors were Reizei-tennō (冷泉天皇?) and En'yū-tennō (円融天皇?).[2]

Change of era[edit]

  • February 970 Tenroku gannen (天禄元年?): The new era name was created to mark an event or series of events. The previous era ended and the new one commenced in Anna 3, on the 25th day of the 3rd month of 970.[3]

Events of the Tenroku era[edit]


  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Tenroku" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 961, p. 961, at Google Books; 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. 144–145; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 299–300; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, pp. 191–192.
  3. ^ Brown, p. 298.
  4. ^ a b c d Titsingh, p. 144.
  5. ^ Titsingh, pp. 144–145.
  6. ^ a b Titsingh, p. 145.


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Preceded by
Era or nengō

Succeeded by