Takatsukasa Kanehira

Takatsukasa Kanehira
Takatsukasa Kanehira

Takatsukasa Kanehira

Takatsukasa Kanehira (鷹司 兼平) was the founder of the Takatsukasa Family, a descendant of the Konoe Family.

Living from 1227 to 1394AD he was the son of Konoe Iezane.1

In his life he went from the rank of Dajō daijin to kampaku.2

Footnotes

1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.
2. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.

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