Kenchō facts for kids
Kenchō (建長) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Hōji and before Kōgen. This period started in March 1249 and ended in October 1256. The reigning emperor was Go-Fukakusa-tennō (後深草天皇).
Events of the Kenchō era
- 1252 (Kenchō 2): Great Buddha of Kamakura was put in place at Kōtoku-in.
- 1253 (Kenchō 5): Kenchō-ji founded.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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