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Hōji (宝治?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Kangen and before Kenchō. This period started in February 1247 and ended in March 1249.[1] The reigning emperor was Go-Fukakusa-tennō (後深草天皇,?).[2]

Events of the Hōji era

Gold coin minted during the Hōji era
  • 1247 (Hōji 1): The Hōji conflict; Hōjo family destroyed the Miura family; and in so doing, the clan consolidated its authority as regents.

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Hōji" in Japan encyclopedia, p. 339.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 248-255; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 231-232.

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