Shōhō facts for kids

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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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