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Gennin (元仁 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Jōō and before Karoku. This period spanned the years from November 1224 to April 1225. The reigning emperor was Go-Horikawa-tennō (後堀河天皇 ).

Events of the Gennin Era

  • 1224 (Gennin 1): Kyogyoshinsho was believed to have been composed by Shinran in 1224; and this is also considered the year in which Jōdo Shinshū was founded.

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Preceded by:
Jōō
Era or nengō:
Gennin
Succeeded by:
Karoku
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