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Shōhō (正保 ) was a Japanese era name (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kan'ei and before Keian. This period started in December 1644 and ended in February 1648. During this time, the emperor was Go-Kōmyō-tennō (後光明天皇 ).

Events of the Shōhō era

Map of Nagaoka castle in Shoho era
Nagaoka Castle in Echigo Province, circa 1644 (Shōhō 1)
  • 1644 (Shōhō 1): The third major map of Japan was ordered by the shogunate.
  • 18 May 1645 (Shōhō 2, 23rd day of the 4th month): The Shogun was elevated the court role of Dainagon.

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