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Kanpō (寛保 ), also known as Kampō, was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name"), also known as Kampō, after Genbun and before Enkyō. This period started in February 1741 and ended in February 1744. During this time, the emperor was Sakuramachi-tennō (桜町天皇 ).

Events of the Kanpō Era

Map of Japan made in London in 1744 (4th year of Kanpō)
  • 1742 (Kanpō 2): A comet was seen in the sky.
  • 1743 (Kanpō 3, 11th month): A comet was sighted in the night sky. This comet is likely to have been what is today identified as C/1743 C1 (De-Cheseaux).

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