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Daiei (大永), also known as Taiei or Dai-ei, was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eishō and before Kyōroku. This period started in August 1521 and ended in August 1528. During this time, the emperors were Go-Kashiwabara-tennō (後柏原天皇) and Go-Nara-tennō (後奈良天皇).

Events of the Daiei era

Iwami Ginzan Silver Mine, Ryugenji Mabu Mine Shaft 001
In the 6th year of Daiei, major mining work began at Iwami Ginzan silver mine.
  • 24 January 1525 (Daiei 5, on the 1st day of the 1st month): All ceremonies in the court were suspended because of the lack of funds to support them.
  • 29 April 1525 (Daiei 5, 7th day of the 4th month): Emperor Go-Kashiwabara died.
  • 1526 (Daiei 6, 4th month): Emperor Go-Nara was made emperor at age 31.
  • 1526 (Daiei 6, 12th month): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshiharu invited archers from neighboring provinces to come to the capital for an archery contest.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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