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Eien (永延 ) was a Japanese era (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kanna and before Eiso. This period started in April 987 and ended in August 988. The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇 ).

Events of Eian era

  • 987 (Eien 1, 10th month): The emperor visited the home of Fujiwara no Kaneie.
  • 987 (Eien 1, 11th month): The emperor visited Iwashimizu Hachiman-gū.
  • 987 (Eien 1, 12th month): The emperor visited the Kamo Shrine.
  • 988 (Eien 2, 11th month): The emperor visited the home of Kaneie on his 60th birthday.

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Preceded by:
Kanna
Era or nengō:
Eien
Succeeded by:
Eiso
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