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Enpō (延宝 ), also Empo, was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kanbun and before Tenna. This period started in September 1673 and ended in September 1681. During this time, the reigning emperor was Reigen-tennō (霊元天皇 ).

Events of the Enpō era

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In the 1st year of Enpō, Mitsui opened its first store in Edo
  • 1673 (Enpō 1): Mitsui opened a dry goods store in Edo.
  • 10 May 1674 (Enpō 2, 5th day of the 4th month): Ingen died at Mampuku-ji near Heian-kyō.
  • 1675 (Enpō 3): A great fire in Heian-kyō.
  • 1675 (Enpō 3): The Bonin Islands are explored by shogunate.
  • 7 April 1680 (Enpō 8, 8th day of the 3rd month) : Tokugawa Ietsuna died.
  • 11 September 1680 (Enpō 8, 19th day of the 8th month): Former-Emperor Go-Mizunoo died.

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