Kōwa (Heian period) facts for kids
Kowa (康和code: ja is deprecated ) was a Japanese era name (年号,code: ja is deprecated , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Jōtoku and before Chōji. This period started in August 1099 and ended in February 1104. The reigning emperor was Horikawa-tennō (堀河天皇code: ja is deprecated ).
Events of the Kōwa Era
- 1099 (Kōwa 1, 6th month): Fujiwara no Moromichi died at age 38; and Moromichi's son, Fujiwara no Tadazane took over his father's role in court.
- 1100 (Kōwa 2): Tadazane is given the office of Minister of the Right (udaijin).
- 1101 (Kōwa 3, 2nd month): Fujiwara no Morozane died at age 60.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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