Japanese era from April 1169 to April 1171
Kaō (嘉応) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Nin'an and before Jōan. This period started in April 1169 ended in April 1171. The reigning emperor was Takakura-tennō (高倉天皇).
Events of the Kaō eraEdit
- 1169 (Kaō 1, 6th month): Go-Shirakawa became a Buddhist priest; and he took the title Hōō.
- National Diet Library, "The Japanese Calendar" -- historical overview plus illustrative images from library's collection
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