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Eiman (永万) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōkan and before Nin'an. This period started in June 1165 and ended in August 1166. The reigning emperor was Emperor Rokujō-tennō (六条天皇).

Events of the Eiman era

  • 1165 (Eiman 1): The infant son of Emperor Nijō was named heir.
  • 3 August 1165 (Eiman 1, 25th day of the 6th month): In the 7th year of Emperor Nijō's reign, the emperor abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by a his son. Soon after, Emperor Rokujō accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.
  • 4 September 1165 (Eiman 1, 27th day of the 7th month): Former-Emperor Nijō died at age 22.
  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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