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Kankō (寛弘) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōhō and before Chōwa. This period started in July 1004 and ended in December 1012. The reigning emperors were Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇) and Sanjō-tennō (三条天皇).

Events of the Kankō Era

  • 17 March 1008 (Kankō 5, 8th day of the 2nd month): The former-Emperor Kazan died at the age of 41.
  • 16 July 1011 (Kankō 8, 13th day of the 6th month): In the 5th year of Emperor Ichijō's reign, he abdicated; and the succession (senso) was received by his cousin. Soon after, Emperor Sanjō's role as monarch was confirmed in ceremonies (sokui).
  • 25 July 1011 (Kankō 8, 22nd day of the 6th month ): Former-Emperor Ichijo died at the age of 32.
  • 21 November 1011 (Kankō 8, 24th day of the 10th month): Former-Emperor Reizei died at age 62.

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