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Shōji (正治) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kenkyū and before Kennin. This period started in April 1199 and ended in February 1201. The reigning emperor was Tsuchimikado-tennō (土御門天皇).

Events of the Shōji era

  • 29 January 1199 (Shōji 2, 12th day of the 2nd month): Oyama Tomomasa was appointed to the governor of Harima Province and governor of Kyoto.
  • 1200 (Shōji 2, 10th month): Hōjō Tokimasa was created daimyo of Ōmi Province.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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