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Ninpei (仁平?), also romanized as Nimpyō, was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō,?, lit. "year name") after Kyūan and before Kyūju. This period started in January 1151 and ended in October 1154.[1] During this time, the emperor was Konoe-tennō (近衛天皇?).[2]

Events of the Ninpei era

  • 1151 (Ninpei 1, 1st month): Fujiwara no Yorinaga was given the role of reading formal written requests before they should be presented to the emperor.[3]
  • 13 April 1152 (Ninpei 2, 7th day of the 3rd month): Emperor Konoe visited the home of former Emperor Toba on the occasion of his 50th birthday.[4]
  • 28 January 1153 (Ninpei 3, 2nd day of the 1st month): Konoe re-visited his father's home.[4]

Related pages


  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nimpyō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 714.
  2. Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, pp. 186-188; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 324-326; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki, p. 205.
  3. Titsingh, p. 187-188.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Titsingh, p. 188.

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