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Eiji (永治 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Hōen and before Kōji. This period started in July 1141 and ended in April 1142. During this time, the emperors were Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇 ) and Konoe-tennō (近衛天皇 ).

Events of the Eiji Era

  • 5 January 1132 (Eiji 1, 7th day of the 12th month): In the 18th year of Sutoku's reign, the emperor abdicated. The succession (senso) was received by a younger brother. Soon after, Emperor Konoe accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.

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Eiji 1st 2nd
Gregorian 1141 1142
Preceded by:
Hōen'
Era or nengō:
Eiji
Succeeded by:
Kōji
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