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Tenshō (天承) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Daiji and before Chōshō. This period started in January 1131 and ended in August 1132. The reigning emperor was Sutoku-tennō (崇徳天皇).

Events of the Tenshō Era

  • 1131 (Tenshō 1, 12th month): Fujiwara Yetada was promoted to the office of Minister of the Left (sadaijin); and Fujiwara no Munetada was given the office of Minister of the Center (nadaijin).

Related pages

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