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Kōchō (弘長 ) was a Japanese era (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Bun'ō and before Bun'ei. This period started in February 1261 and ended in February 1264. During this time, the emperor was Kameyama-tennō (亀山天皇 ).

Events of the Kōchō era

  • 1261 (Kōchō 1, 12th day of the 5th month): Nichiren was exiled to Izu Province.
  • 1262 (Kōchō 2, 28th day of the 11th month): Shinran Shonin died at age 90.
  • 1263 (Kōchō 3, 22nd day of the 2nd month): Nichiren was pardoned.

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Preceded by:
Bun'ō
Era or nengō:
Kōchō
Succeeded by:
Bun'ei
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