Shōryaku facts for kids

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Shōryaku (正暦) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Eiso and before Chōtoku. This period started in November 990 and ended in February 995. The reigning emperor was Ichijō-tennō (一条天皇).

Events of the Shōryaku era

  • 1 March 991 (Shōryaku 2, on the 12th day of the 2nd month): The former Emperor En'yū died at age 33.
  • 992 (Shōryaku 3): Kujō Kanetoshi built a new temple complex named Shoryaku-ji.

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