Fujiwara no Junshi

Fujiwara no Junshi can refer to two people with the same name.

Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.

Daughter of Fuyutsugu

Fujiwara no Junshi (藤原 遵子) was the wife of Emperor Ninmyō and a member of the Fujiwara Clan (more specifically the Hokke Branch).1 She lived from 809-871AD.2

The marriage to the Emperor was arranged by her brother Fujiwara no Yoshifusa. Together they would go on to give birth to the future Emperor Montoku.

Once more her brother would get involved and have his sister’s son marry his daughter Fujiwara no Akirakeiko.1

Daughter of Yoritada

Fujiwara no Junshi (藤原 遵子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. The daughter of Fujiwara no Yoritada she was also the sister of Fujiwara no Teishi and the renown poet Fujiwara no Kintō.2


1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
2. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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Fujiwara no Junshi