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Kantoku (寛徳) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Chōkyū and before Eishō. This period started in November 1044 and ended in April 1046. The reigning emperors were Go-Suzaku-tennō (後朱雀天皇) and Go-Reizei-tennō (後冷泉天皇).

Events of the Kantoku era

  • 1045 (Kantoku 2, 16th day of the 1st month): Emperor Go-Suzaku abdicated; and his eldest son received the succession (senso) on the same day. Soon after, Emperor Go-Reizei 's role as monarch is confirmed by ceremonies (sokui).
  • 1045 (Kantoku 2, 18th day in the 1st month): Go-Suzaku died at the age of 37.

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