Fujiwara no Saneyori

Saneyori by Kikuchi Yōsai.
Fujiwara no Saneyori

Fujiwara no Saneyori

Fujiwara no Saneyori (藤原 実頼) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan.

He was the son of Fujiwara no Tadahira1 and father to Fujiwara no Yoritada,2 Fujiwara no Atsutoshi, Fujiwara no Naritoshi, Fujiwara no Keishi, Fujiwara no Jutsushi as well as adoptive father of his grandson Fujiwara no Sanesuke.3

During his life would become kampaku in 968AD and later sesshō in 970. He also went by the name of Onomiya-dono.1


1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.
2. Brinkley, F. (1915) “A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era.” New York: The Encyclopaedia Britannica Company.
3. Kodansha. (1993) “Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopaedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.

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