Kanshō (寛正) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōroku and before Bunshō. This period started in December 1460 and ended in February 1466. During this time, the emperors were Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇) and Go-Tsuchimikado-tennō (後土御門天皇).
Events of the Kanshō era
- 1460 (Kanshō 1, 9th month): Wakae Castle in Kawachi Province was destroyed when Hatakeyama Yoshinari (畠山 義就, 1437-21 January 1491) was forced out of it.
- 21 August 1464 (Kanshō 5, 19th day of the 7th month): Go-Hanazono resigned. He abdication caused the Imperial succession to pass to his son who would be known as Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado.
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