Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.


Oshihime (押媛) was the wife of Emperor Kōan and daughter to Ameoshitarashihiko.1

Together they had two sons, the future Emperor Kōrei and Ōkibi no Morosumi.2

She was made Empress on the 26th year, Spring, 2nd month, 14th day of her husbands reign.3


1. Ponsonby, F. (1959) “The Imperial House of Japan.” Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society.
2. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
3. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.

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