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Yōwa (養和) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Jishō and before Juei. This period started in July 1181 and ended in May 1182. The reigning emperor was Antoku-tennō (安徳天皇).

Events of the Yōwa era

  • 1181 (Yōwa 1, 25th day of the 11th month): The wife of the late Emperor Takakura adopted the name of Kenreimon-in.
  • 1181 (Yōwa 1): A famine that lasts for two years blights this era.
Yōwa 1st 2nd
Gregorian 1181 1182
Preceded by:
Jishō
Era or nengō:
Yōwa
Succeeded by:
Juei
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