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Shōchō (正長 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōei and before Eikyō. This period started in April 1428 and ended in September 1429. During this time, the emperors were Shōkō-tennō (称光天皇 ) and Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇 ).

Events of the Shōchō era

Emperor Go-Hanazono2
In the 1st year of Shōchō, Emperor Go-Hanazono received the Imperial succession
  • 3 February 1428 (Shōchō 1, 18th day of the 1st month): Shogun Ashikaga Yoshimochi died at the age of 43.
  • 30 August 1428 (Shōchō 1, 20th day of the 7th month): Emperor Shōkō died at he age of 27.
  • 8 September 1428 (Shōchō 1, 29th day of the 7th month): Emperor Go-Hanazono is established on the throne at age 10.

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Preceded by:
Ōei
Era or nengō:
Shōchō
Succeeded by:
Eikyō
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