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Entoku (延徳) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōkyō and before Meio. This period started in August 1489 and ended in July 1492. During this time, the emperor was Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).

Events of the Entoku era

Stone marker for Ashikaga Yoshimasa who died in the 1st year of Entoku
  • 26 April 1489 (Entoku 1, 26th day of the 3rd month): The Shogun, Ashikaga Yoshihisa died at age 25. He was killed in battle in Ōmi Province.
  • 27 January 1490 (Entoku 2, 7th day of the 1st month): The former-Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimasa died at age 56.
  • 1490 (Entoku 2, 7th month): Ashikaga Yoshitane became shogun at age 25.

Jonen-ji, a Buddhist temple near Edo, was founded in the Entoku era.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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