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Kakitsu (嘉吉) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eikyō and before Bun'an. This period started in February 1441 and ended in February 1444. During this time, the emperor was Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇).

Events of the Kakitsu era

In the 1st year of Kakitsu, Ashikaga Yoshinori died. He is remembered at this site
  • 12 July 1441 (Kakitsu 1, 24th day of the 6th month): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshinori was murdered at age 48.
  • 1443 (Kakitsu 3): A Japanese-Korean diplomatic agreement (sometimes called the "Kakitsu treaty") was about on pirates (wakō) in the sea between Japan and Korea.
  • 16 August 1443 (Kakitsu 3, 21st day of the 7th month): Shogun Yoshikatsu died after a fall from a horse.

Related pages

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