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En'ō (延応) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, , lit. "year name") after Ryakunin and before Ninji. This period spanned the years from February 1239 to July 1240. The reigning emperor was Shijō-tennō (四条天皇).
Events of the En'ō Era
- 1239 (En'ō 1, 1st month): Kujō Yoshihira (九条良平) gave up his office as daijo daijin; and he retired from court life. He became a Buddhist priest.
- 28 March 1239 (En'ō 1, 22nd day of the 2nd month): Former Emperor Go-Toba died at age 60.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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