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Chōgen (長元) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Manju and before Chōryaku. This period started in 1028 and ended in April 1037. The reigning emperors were Go-Ichijō-tennō (後一条天皇) and Go-Suzaku-tennō (後朱雀天皇).

Events of the Chōgen era

  • 15 May 1036 (Chōgen 9, 17th day of the 4th month): In the 9th year of Go-Ichijō's reign, the emperor died; and the succession (senso) was received by a his son.
  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
Chōgen 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
1028 1029 1030 1031 1032 1033 1034 1035 1036 1037
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