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Kentoku (建徳) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, lit. year name) of the Southern Court during the Nanboku-chō period after Shōhei and before Bunchū. The period started in July 1370 and ended in April 1372. The Southern Court monarch in Yoshino during this time was Emperor Chōkei (長慶天皇 , Chōkei-tennō). The Northern Court pretender in Kyoto was Emperor Go-En'yū (後円融天皇 , Go-En'yū-tennō).

Events of the Kentoku era

  • 1370 (Kentoku 1): Imagawa Sadayo sent to subdue Kyūshū.

Northern Court nengō

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Keichō 1st 2nd 3rd
1370 1371 1372
Preceded by:
Shōhei
Era or nengō:
Kentoku
Succeeded by:
Bunchū
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