Reiki (era) facts for kids

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Reiki (霊亀) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Wadō and before Yōrō. This period started in September 715 and ended in November 717. The reigning empress was Genshō-tennō (元正天皇).

Events of the Reiki era

  • 715 (Reiki 1): In the 7th year of Gemmei's reign, the empress abdicated; and her daughter received the succession (senso). Soon after, Empress Genshō's new role as empress is confirmed with ceremonies (sokui).

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