Kanji (era) facts for kids

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Kanji (寛治) was a Japanese era (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōtoku and before Kahō. This period started in April 1087 and ended in December 1094. The reigning emperor was Emperor Horikawa-tennō (堀河天皇).

Events of the Kanji era

  • 1087 (Kanji 1, 5th month): Former emperor Shirakawa retired to Uji.
  • 1088 (Kanji 2, 1st month): Emperor Horikawa visited his father's home in Uji.
  • 1088 (Kanji 2, 10th month): Shirakawa visited the temples at Mt. Hiei.
  • 28 January 1088 (Kanji 2, 14th day of the 12th month): Fujiwara Morozane was given the title of daijō-daijin.
  • 1089 (Kanji 3, 5th month): Shirakawa again visits Mt. Hiei; and this time, he stayed seven days.
  • 1090 (Kanji 4, 12th month): Morozane was named kampaku.
  • March 26, 1094 (Kanji 8, 8th day of the 3rd month): Morozane resigned from his role as kampaku.

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