Shōchō

Japanese era

Shōchō (正長) was a Japanese era name (年号,, nengō,, lit. "year name") after Ōei and before Eikyō. This period started in April 1428 and ended in September 1429.[1] During this time, the emperors were Shōkō-tennō (称光天皇)[2] and Go-Hanazono-tennō (後花園天皇).[3]

Events of the Shōchō eraEdit

 
In the 1st year of Shōchō, Emperor Go-Hanazono received the Imperial succession
  • 30 August 1428 (Shōchō 1, 20th day of the 7th month): Emperor Shōkō died at he age of 27.[5]

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Shōchō 1st 2nd
1428 1429
Preceded by:
Ōei
Era or nengō:
Shōchō
Succeeded by:
Eikyō