Shōan facts for kids
Shōan (正安) was a Japanese era (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Einin and before Kengen. The period started in April 1299 and ended in November 1302. During this time, the emperors were Go-Fushimi-tennō (後伏見天皇) and Go-Nijō-tennō (後二条天皇).
Events of the Shōan era
- 1301 (Shōan 3, 1st month): In the 5th year of Go-Fushimi's reign, the emperor abdicated; and the throne passed to a cousin who would become known as Emperor Go-Nijō.
- 1301 (Shōan 3): Hōjō Sadatoki gave up his position as regent (執権, Shikken) for the shogun of the Kamakura shogunate. He became a Buddhist monk.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar"
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