Fujiwara no Kinsue

Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.

Fujiwara no Kinsue

Fujiwara no Kinsue (藤原 公季) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan, living from 956-1029AD1 (957-1029AD2). He was the son of Fujiwara no Morosuke and was appointed Dajō daijin in 1021.

Posthumously he was called Kaikō.1

He was the founder of the Kan’in Family (閑院家).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 Kinsue