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Kanpyō (寛平, Kanpyō, Kanbyō, Kanpei, Kanbei), also romanized as Kampyō was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ninna and before Shōtai. This period started in April 889 and ended in April 898. The reigning emperors were Uda-tennō (宇多天皇) and Daigo-tennō (醍醐天皇).

Events of the Kanpyō era

  • 889 (Kanpyō 1, 10th month): Former-Emperor Yōzei suffered a period of acute mental illness.
  • 4 August 897 (Kanpyō 9, 3rd day of the 7th month): In the 10th year of Uda's reign, the emperor abdicated; and his eldest son received the succession (senso).
  • 6 August 897 (Kanpyō 9, 5th day of the 7th month): Emperor Daigo accepted the monarch's role and duties and powers (sokui). This was confirmed in ceremonies.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898
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