There are currently two people with the same name of Wakatakehiko both from the Imperial House, see below:

Crest of the Imperial Chrysanthemum Throne.

Wakatakehiko (Emperor Kōrei)

Wakatakehiko (稚武彦命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei and Haeirodo12 and brother of Hikosajima.2 He is also said to have been the father of Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume.4

He is listed as the ancestor to the Kibi no Omi1 more specifically the ancestor to the Shimotsumichi in Kibi and the Grandess of Kasa.3

In the pages of the kojiki it is said that with his half-brother Kibitsuhiko they laid sacred jars on the River Hi in Harima. After this they went to subdue and pacify the area of Harima.2

Wakatakehiko (Yamato Takeru)

Wakatakehiko (稚武彦王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Ototachibanahime.1


1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.
2. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.
3. Chamberlain, B. H. (1932) “Translation of the Kojiki.” Kobe: J.L. Thompson & Co.
4. Ponsonby, F. (1959) “The Imperial House of Japan.” Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society.

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