Fujiwara no Korekata

Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.
  • Period: Heian Period
  • Occupation: Statesman
  • Family:-
  • Birth: 1125AD
  • Death: –

Fujiwara no Korekata

Fujiwara no Korekata (藤原 惟方) was a stateman and member of the Fujiwara Clan born in 1125AD.

He took part in the Heiji no Ran, and afterwards was sent into exile by the retired Emperor Go-Shirakawa who had sided with the Taira Clan.

He was also known as Awada no Bettō.1

Footnotes

1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.

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Fujiwara no Korekata