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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.

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