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Eiryaku (永暦 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Heiji and before Ōhō. This period started in January 1160 and ended in September 1161. During this time, the emperor was Nijō-tennō (二条天皇 ).

Events of the Eiryaku era

  • 1160 (Eiryaku 1): Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123–1180), was killed in a campaign to overthrow the imperial chancellor, Taira no Kiyomori; and his wife, Tokiwa Gozen was forced to flee Heian-kyō (Kyoto) with her three sons.
  • 1161 (Eiryaku 2): The emperor married widow of Emperor Konoe.

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