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Shōka (正嘉) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Kōgen and before Shōgen. This period started in March 1257 and ended in March 1259. The reigning emperor was Go-Fukakusa-tennō (後深草天皇).

Events of the Shōka era

  • 1257 (Shōka 1): A major epidemic was reported in this year.

Related pages

  • National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
Shōka 1st 2nd 3rd
1257 1258 1259
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