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Jōhei (承平), also romanized as Shōhei, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Enchō and before Tengyō. This period started in April 931 and ended in May 938. The reigning emperor was Emperor Suzaku-tennō (朱雀天皇).

Events of the Jōhei era

  • 3 September 931 (Jōhei 1, 19th day of the 7th month): The former-Emperor Uda died at the age of 65.
  • 932 (Jōhei 2, 8th month): Fujiwara no Sadakata died at the age of 65.
  • 933 (Jōhei 3, 8th month): Fujiwara no Nakahira is named Minister of the Right (udaijin).
  • 933 (Jōhei 3, 12th month): Ten of the chief dignitaries of the empire went falcon-hunting together in Owari province. Each of them was magnificent in his formal hunting attire.
  • 935 (Jōhei 5): The Great Fundamental Central Hall (kompon chūdō) on Mt. Hiei burned down.
  • 7 September 936 (Jōhei 6, 19th day of the 8th month): Fujiwara Tadahira was named Prime Ministger (daijō-daijin). Fujiwara Nakahira was named Minister of the Left (sadaijin), and Fujiwara Tsunesuke was named udaijin.
  • 937 (Jōhei 7, 12th month): The former-Emperor Yōzei celebrated his 70th birthday.

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