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Kyūju (久寿) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ninpei and before Hōgen. This period started in October 1151 and ended in April 1154. The reigning emperors were Konoe-tennō (近衛天皇) and Emperor Go-Shirakawa-tennō (後白河天皇).

Events of the Kyūju era

  • 1154 (Kyūju 1, 8th month): Fujiwara no Saneyoshi was named Grand General of the Left.
  • 22 August 1155 (Kyūju 2, 23rd day of the 7th month): In the 14th year of Konoe's reign, the emperor died.
  • 23 August 1155 (Kyūju 2, 24th day of the 7th month): The succession (senso) was received by a younger brother who would become known as Emperor Go-Shirakawa. This was confirmed by ceremonies.

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