Fujiwara no Momokawa

Fujiwara no Momokawa
Fujiwara no Momokawa.

Fujiwara no Momokawa

Fujiwara no Momokawa (藤原 百川) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 734-779AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Umakai and served as Minister during the reigns of Emperors Kōken, Shōtoku and Kōnin. He had a son by the name of Fujiwara no Otsugu.

Momokawa saw to it that Prince Yamabe came to the throne as Emperor Kanmu.1

Footnotes

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

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