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Kōhō (康保) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōwa and before Anna. This period started in July 964 and ended in August 968. The reigning emperors were Murakami-tennō (村上天皇) and Reizei-tennō (冷泉天皇).

Events of the Kōhō era

  • 964 (Kōhō 1, 4th month): The Empress Fujiwara no Ansi died. Soon after, the empress' younger sister and the emperor's older brother died. In his grief, the emperor neglected his duty to care for the government.
  • 965 (Kōhō 2, 4th month): Fujiwara no Akihira died at the age of 68. He held the office of Minister of the Right (udaijin) in the Imperial court hierarchy.
  • 965 (Kōhō 2, 12th month): The emperor celebrated his 40th birthday.
  • 5 July 967 (Kōhō 4, 25th of the 5th month): Emperor Murakami died at age 42.

Related pages

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