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Ōhō (応保 ?) was a Japanese era name (年号, nengō, ?, lit. "year name") after Eiryaku and before Chōkan. This period spanned the years from 1161 through 1163. The reigning emperor was Nijō-tennō (二条天皇 ?).[1]


Change of era

  • January 28, 1161 Ōhō gannen (長寛元年 ?): The new era name was created to mark an event or a number of events. The previous era ended and a new one commenced in Eiryaku 2, on the 4th day of the 9th month of 1161.[2]

Events of the Ōhō era

  • 1161 (Ōhō 1, 2nd month): The emperor visited Kasuga Shrine and other shrines which were situated just outside the boundaries of the capital city.[3]
  • July 31, 1162 (Ōhō 2, 18th day of the 6th month): Fujiwara no Tadazane died.[2]


  1. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp.191-194; Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp.327-329; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. pp. 208-212.
  2. ^ a b Brown, p. 328.
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 191.


External links

Ōhō 1st 2nd 3rd
Gregorian 1161 1162 1163

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Oho may refer to:

  • Oho!, Finnish entertainment magazine
  • Ōhō (応保), Japanese era from 1161 to 1163

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