Chōkan facts for kids
Chōkan (長寛code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōhō and before Eiman. This period started in March 1163 and ended in June 1165. The reigning emperors were Nijō-tennō (二条天皇code: ja is deprecated ) and Emperor Rokujō-tennō (六条天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Chōkan era
- 1163 (Chōkan 1, 1st month): Taira no Shigemori was promoted to the second rank of the 3rd class in the court hierarchy.
- 1163 (Chōkan 2, 2nd month): At Tōdai-ji and Kōfuku-ji, prayers were offered for the prosperity of the Imperial family.
- 14 September 1164 (Chōkan 2, on the 26th day of the 8th month): Former-Emperor Sutoku died at the age of 46.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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