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Chōtoku (長徳) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eiso and before Chōhō. This period started in February 995 and ended in January 999. The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇).

Events of the Chōtoku era

  • 995 (Chōtoku 1): Fujiwara no Michinaga was given the office of Minister of the Right (udaijin).
  • 996 (Chōtoku 2, 7th month): Michinaga became Minister of the Left (sadaijin); and Fujiwara no Akimitsu was named udaijin.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
Chōtoku 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
995 996 997 998 999
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