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En'ō (延応) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ryakunin and before Ninji. This period spanned the years from February 1239 to July 1240. The reigning emperor was Shijō-tennō (四条天皇).

Events of the En'ō Era

  • 1239 (En'ō 1, 1st month): Kujō Yoshihira (九条良平) gave up his office as daijo daijin; and he retired from court life. He became a Buddhist priest.
  • 28 March 1239 (En'ō 1, 22nd day of the 2nd month): Former Emperor Go-Toba died at age 60.

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Preceded by:
Ryakunin
Era or nengō:
En'ō
Succeeded by:
Ninji
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