Fujiwara no Yoshikado

Fujiwara no Yoshikado
Mon of the Fujiwara Clan.

Fujiwara no Yoshikado

Fujiwara no Yoshikado (藤原 良門), was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, living in the 8th century. The son of Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu, this would make him a part of the Hokke Branch of the Fujiwara Clan.1

He was the father of Fujiwara no Takafuji and Fujiwara no Toshimoto.2

During his lifetime he held the title of Dajō Daijin and is considered the ancestor of many decendant familes; these being the Uesugi, Ii and Nichiren Clans.1

Footnotes

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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