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Fujiwara no Michitsuna no Haha

Fujiwara no Michitsuna no Haha

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, Diarist Family: Fujiwara no Tomoyasu (father) Fujiwara no Kaneie (husband) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (son) Birth: 937AD Death: 995AD Fujiwara no Michitsuna no Haha Fujiwara no Michitsuna no Haha (藤原 道綱母 – Michitsuna’s mother) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this[...]

Fujiwara no Senshi

Fujiwara no Senshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Emperor En’yu (husband) Emperor Ichijo (son) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Suishi (sister) Fujiwara no Chōshi (sister) Birth: 967AD Death: 1006AD Fujiwara no Senshi Fujiwara no Senshi (藤原[...]

Fujiwara no Korechika

Fujiwara no Korechika

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michitaka (father) Takashina no Takako (mother) Fujiwara no Michimasa (son) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Fujiwara no Takaie (brother) Birth: 973/974AD Death: 1010AD Fujiwara no Korechika Fujiwara no Korechika (藤原 伊周) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He[...]

Fujiwara no Teishi

Fujiwara no Teishi

Fujiwara no Teishi can refer to four people with the same name. Daughter of Michitaka Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Ichijo (husband) Fujiwara no Michitaka (father) Takashina no Takako (mother) Fujiwara no Korechika (brother) Fujiwara no Takaie (brother) Birth: 976AD Death: 1001AD Fujiwara no Teishi (藤原 定子) was a member[...]

Fujiwara no Kaneie

Fujiwara no Kaneie

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Chunagon, Dainagon, Sesshō, Kampaku, Dajo Daijin Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Michitsuna no Haha (wife) Fujiwara no Michitaka (son) Fujiwara no Michikane (son) Fujiwara no Michinaga (son) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (son) Fujiwara no Senshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Suishi (daughter) Fujiwara no Chōshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Michinobu[...]

Fujiwara no Kanemichi

Fujiwara no Kanemichi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Sesshō, Kampaku, Dajo Daijin Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Akimitsu (son) Fujiwara no Tokimitsu (son) Fujiwara no Asateru (son) Fujiwara no Kōshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Birth: 925AD Death: 977AD Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Tamemitsu

Fujiwara no Tamemitsu

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Tadanobu (son) Fujiwara no Kiminobu (son) Fujiwara no Michinobu (son) Fujiwara no Teishi (daughter) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Anshi (sister) Fujiwara no Tōshi (sister)[...]

Fujiwara no Morosuke

Fujiwara no Morosuke

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udajin Family: Fujiwara no Tadahira (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (son) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (son) Fujiwara no Kaneie (son) Fujiwara no Kinsue (son) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (son) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (son) Fujiwara no Anshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Tōshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Saneyori (brother) Fujiwara no Morotada (brother) Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Saneyori

Fujiwara no Saneyori

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Kampaku, Sesshō Family: Fujiwara no Tadahira (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (son) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (son) Fujiwara no Sanesuke (adopted-son) Fujiwara no Naritoshi (son) Fujiwara no Keishi (daughter) Fujiwara no Jutsushi (daughter) Fujiwara no Morotada (brother) Fujiwara no Morosuke (brother) Fujiwara no Morouji (brother) Birth: 900AD Death: 970AD Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Morotada

Fujiwara no Morotada

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadahira (father) Fujiwara no Saneyori (brother) Fujiwara no Morosuke (brother) Fujiwara no Morouji (brother) Fujiwara no Naritoki (son) Fujiwara no Hōshi (daughter) Birth: 920AD Death: 969AD Fujiwara no Morotada Fujiwara no Morotada (藤原 師尹) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically[...]

Fujiwara no Onshi II

Fujiwara no Onshi II

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Daigo (husband) Emperor Suzaku (son) Emperor Murakami (son) Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Birth: 885AD Death:[...]

Fujiwara no Onshi I

Fujiwara no Onshi I

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Emperor Uda (husband) Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: 872AD Death: 907AD Fujiwara no Onshi I Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Nakahira

Fujiwara no Nakahira

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Sadaijin Family: Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: 875AD Death: 945AD Fujiwara no Nakahira Fujiwara no Nakahira (藤原[...]

Fujiwara no Mototsune

Fujiwara no Mototsune

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udajin, Sessho, Dajo Daijin, Kampaku Family: Fujiwara no Nagara (father) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (adopted father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (son) Fujiwara no Nakahira (son) Fujiwara no Tadahira (son) Fujiwara no Kanehira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (daughter) Fujiwara no Onshi[...]

Fujiwara no Nagara

Fujiwara no Nagara

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (father) Fujiwara no Mototsune (son) Fujiwara no Kunitsune (son) Fujiwara no Tōtsune (son) Fujiwara no Takatsune (son) Fujiwara no Kōshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Junshi (sister) Fujiwara no Yoshiyo (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikado (brother) Fujiwara no Koshi[...]

Fujiwara no Uchimaro

Fujiwara no Uchimaro

Period: Nara Period / Heian Period Occupation: Minister Family: Fujiwara no Matate (father) Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (son) Fujiwara no Manatsu (son) Fujiwara no Onatsu (daughter) Birth: 756AD Death: 812AD Fujiwara no Uchimaro Fujiwara no Uchimaro (藤原 内麻呂) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan.[...]

Fujiwara no Kiyokawa

Fujiwara no Kiyokawa

Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Fusasaki (father) Fujiwara no Matate (brother) Fujiwara no Nagate (brother) Fujiwara no Torikai (brother) Fujiwara no Uona (brother) irth: c.706 Death:  c.779 Fujiwara no Kiyokawa Fujiwara no Kiyokawa (藤原 清河) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan.[...]

Fujiwara no Nagate

Fujiwara no Nagate

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Sadaijin Family: Fujiwara no Fusasaki (father) Fujiwara no Matate (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyokawa (brother) Fujiwara no Torikai (brother) Fujiwara no Uona (brother) irth: 714AD Death: 771AD Fujiwara no Nagate Fujiwara no Nagate (藤原 永手) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan.[...]

Fujiwara no Matate

Fujiwara no Matate

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Fusasaki (father) Fujiwara no Nagate (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyokawa (son) Fujiwara no Uchimaro (son) Fujiwara no Torikai (brother) Fujiwara no Uona (brother) Birth: 715AD Death: 766AD Fujiwara no Matate Fujiwara no Matate (藤原 真楯) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke[...]

Fujiwara no Nakanari

Fujiwara no Nakanari

Period: Nara Period / Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tanetsugu (father) Fujiwara no Kusuko (sister) Birth: 774AD Death: 810AD Fujiwara no Nakanari Fujiwara no Nakanari (藤原 仲成) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Shikike Branch of this clan. Living from 774-810AD he was the[...]

Fujiwara no Tanetsugu

Fujiwara no Tanetsugu

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Coutier Family: Fujiwara no Kiyonari (father) Fujiwara no Nakanari (son) Fujiwara no Kusuko (daughter) Birth: 737AD Death: 785AD Fujiwara no Tanetsugu Fujiwara no Tanetsugu (藤原 種継) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Shikike Branch of this clan. He was a courtier living from[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu

Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu

Period: Nara Period Occupation: naidaijin Family: Fujiwara no Umakai (father) Fujiwara no Tanetsugu (son?) Fujiwara no Otomuro (daughter) Fujiwara no Momokawa (brother) Fujiwara no Hirotsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyonari (brother) Fujiwara no Kurajimaro (brother) Birth: 716AD Death: 777AD Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (藤原 良継) was a member of the[...]

Fujiwara no Kiyonari

Fujiwara no Kiyonari

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Umakai (father) Fujiwara no Tanetsugu (son) Fujiwara no Momokawa (brother) Fujiwara no Hirotsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Kurajimaro (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kiyonari Fujiwara no Kiyonari (藤原 清成) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the[...]

Fujiwara no Otsugu

Fujiwara no Otsugu

Period: Nara Period / Heian Period Occupation: Udajin, Sadaijin Family: Fujiwara no Momokawa (father) Fujiwara no Tabiko (sister) Birth: 773 Death: 843 Fujiwara no Otsugu Fujiwara no Otsugu (藤原 緒嗣) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Shikike Branch of this clan. Living from 773-843 he was the[...]

Fujiwara no Umakai

Fujiwara no Umakai

Period: Asuka Period / Nara Period Occupation: shikibu-kyō Family: Fujiwara no Fubito (father) Fujiwara no Momokawa (son) Fujiwara no Hirotsugu (son) Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (son) Fujiwara no Kiyonari (son) Fujiwara no Kurajimaro (son) Fujiwara no Miyako (sister) Fujiwara no Asukabehime (sister) Fujiwara no Fusasaki (brother) Fujiwara no Muchimaro (brother) Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Korekimi

Fujiwara no Korekimi

Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Otomaro (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Korekimi Fujiwara no Korekimi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Nanke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Otomaro.1 Footnotes 1. Brinkley, F. (1915) “A History of[...]

Fujiwara no Otomaro

Fujiwara no Otomaro

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Family: Fujiwara no Muchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Korekimi (son) Fujiwara no Nakamaro (brother) Fujiwara no Toyonari (brother) Fujiwara no Kosemaro (brother) Fujiwara no Sadatsugu (brother) irth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Otomaro Fujiwara no Otomaro (藤原 乙麻呂) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Nanke[...]

Fujiwara no Tsuginawa

Fujiwara no Tsuginawa

Period: Nara Period Occupation: sei-i-tai-shōgun, Udajin Family: Fujiwara no Toyonari (father) Fujiwara no Otoaki (son) Birth: 727AD Death: 796AD Fujiwara no Tsuginawa Fujiwara no Tsuginawa (藤原 継縄) (also known as Fujiwara no Tsugutada2) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Nanke Branch of this clan. He is also[...]

Fujiwara no Toyonari

Fujiwara no Toyonari

Period: Asuka Period / Nara Period Occupation: Minister. Statesman Family: Fujiwara no Muchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Nakamaro (brother) Fujiwara no Otomaro (brother) Fujiwara no Kosemaro (brother) Fujiwara no Sadatsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Tsuginawa (son) Chūjō-hime (daughter) Birth: 704AD Death: 765AD Fujiwara no Toyonari Fujiwara no Toyonari (藤原 豊成) was a member of the[...]

Fujiwara no Muchimaro

Fujiwara no Muchimaro

Period: Asuka Period / Nara Period Occupation: Udajin, Sadaijin Family: Fujiwara no Fubito (father) Fujiwara no Miyako (sister) Fujiwara no Asukabehime (sister) Fujiwara no Fusasaki (brother) Fujiwara no Umakai (brother) Fujiwara no Maro (brother) Fujiwara no Toyonari (son) Fujiwara no Nakamaro (son) Fujiwara no Otomaro (son) Fujiwara no Kosemaro (son)[...]

Fujiwara no Michikane

Fujiwara no Michikane

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udaijin, Kampaku Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Kanetaka (son) Fujiwara no Sonshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Suishi (sister) Fujiwara no Chōshi (sister) Birth: 961AD Death: 995AD Fujiwara no Michikane Fujiwara no[...]

Kujō Michiie

Kujō Michiie

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Statesman Family: Kujō Yoshitsune (father) Kujō Yoritsune (son) Kujō Norizane (son) Nijō Yoshizane (son) Ichijō Sanetsune (son) Kujō Sonshi (daughter) Kujō Noriie (brother) Kujō Motoie (brother) Kujō Risshi (sister) Birth: 1193 Death: 1252 Kujō Michiie Kujō Michiie (九条 道家) also known as Fujiwara no Michiie (藤原[...]

Fujiwara no Masuko

Fujiwara no Masuko

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Empress Consort Family: Fujiwara no Kin’yoshi (father) Fujiwara no Yorinaga (adopted by) Fujiwara no Moronaga (brother) Fujiwara no Kanenaga (brother) Birth: 1140AD Death: 1201AD Fujiwara no Masuko Fujiwara no Masuko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more[...]

Fujiwara no Masatsune

Fujiwara no Masatsune

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Poet Family: Birth: 1170 Death: 1221 Fujiwara no Masatsune Fujiwara no Masatsune (藤原 雅経) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan and founder of the Asukai Family. He lived from 1170-1221. In his time he was a prolific kemari player1 and was the founder of the[...]

Hidari Jingorō

Hidari Jingorō

Period: Azuchi-Momoyama Period, Edo Period Occupation: Sculptor Family: Birth: c.1548 Death: c.1634 Hidari Jingorō Hidari Jingorō (左 甚五郎) is said to have lived from c.1584-1634,1 and whose real name was Itami Toshikatsu.12 Born in Akashi (now Hyogo Prefecture) he was discipled to a master carpenter of the Imperial Court.2 Said[...]

Human Sacrifice

Human Sacrifice

Human Sacrifice Human Sacrifice was a practise that was said to have been carried out in ancient Japan. Though it is dubious whether this actually occoured or not. Hitobashira Hitobashira (人柱 – Human Pillar) was the practise of emtombing a person at the base of a structure/pillar with the belief[...]

Provincial Titles

Provincial Titles

Provincial Titles See also: Court Titles, Imperial Titles, Be, Uji, Sesshō and Kampaku This pages serves to list the various Provincial Titles used in the past and up to this day. No doubt this page will continue to be updated as we continue our research. This page may also merge[...]

Fujiwara no Seishi

Fujiwara no Seishi

Fujiwara no Seishi can refer to three people with the same name. Daughter of Naritoki Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Naritoki (father) Birth: – Death: d.1025 Fujiwara no Seishi (藤原 娍子) was the daughter of Fujiwara no Naritoki. She died in 1025AD.2 Daughter of Michinaga Period: Heian Period[...]

Shinsen Shōjiroku

Shinsen Shōjiroku

Shinsen Shōjiroku The Shinsen Shōjiroku (新撰姓氏録 – Revised Geneologies) is a piece of Japanese literature listing the geneologies of many noble families from the Heian Period. Originally created as a collection in 30 chapters1 now only fragments of the original 30 survive.2 Begun in 799AD at the order of Emperor[...]

Wamyō Ruijushō

Wamyō Ruijushō

The Wamyō Ruijushō (倭名類聚抄) is a piece of Japanese Literature compiled around 934 by Minamoto no Shitagō at the behest of Princess Noriko.1 It is also known as the Shitago ga wamyō.2 Background Wamyō Ruijushō This piece is the oldest Chinese-Japanese dictionary we have,1 with both a 10 and 20[...]

Kanke Godenki

Kanke Godenki

Kanke Godenki The Kanke Godenki (菅家御伝記) is a piece of Japanese literature written by Sugawara no Tsuratsune in 1106. Inside he tried to rectify the ancestry of the Haji Clan by placing certain members such as Umashikaraine and Iirine as ancestor of Nomi no Sukune. Previously other records, such as[...]

Fujiwara no Kintō

Fujiwara no Kintō

  Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, Caligrapher, Statesman. Family: Fujiwara no Yoritada (father) Fujiwara no Sadayori (son) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Fujiwara no Junshi (sister) Birth: 966AD Death: 1041AD Fujiwara no Kintō Fujiwara no Kintō (藤原 公任) was a renowned member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 966-1041AD.12 He was[...]

Fujiwara no Kusuko

Fujiwara no Kusuko

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Concubine Family: Fujiwara no Tanetsugu (father) Fujiwara no Nakanari (brother) Birth: – Death: 810AD Fujiwara no Kusuko Fujiwara no Kusuko (藤原 薬子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Shikike Branch of this clan, known to have died in 810AD. She was daughter[...]

Fujiwara no Kurajimaro

Fujiwara no Kurajimaro

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Statesman / Hyōbu-kyō / Sangi Family: Fujiwara no Umakai (father) Fujiwara no Momokawa (brother) Fujiwara no Hirotsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyonari (brother) Birth: 734AD Death: 775AD Fujiwara no Kurajimaro Fujiwara no Kurajimaro (藤原 蔵下麻呂) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living[...]

Fujiwara no Koremichi

Fujiwara no Koremichi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Statesman / Naidaijin / Sadaijin / Dajō daijin Family: Fujiwara no Munemichi (father) Birth: 1093AD Death: 1165AD Fujiwara no Koremichi Fujiwara no Koremichi (藤原 伊通) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. The son of Fujiwara no Munemichi he lived from 1093-1165AD. He held the rank[...]

Fujiwara no Korekata

Fujiwara no Korekata

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Statesman Family:- Birth: 1125AD Death: – Fujiwara no Korekata Fujiwara no Korekata (藤原 惟方) was a stateman and member of the Fujiwara Clan born in 1125AD. He took part in the Heiji no Ran, and afterwards was sent into exile by the retired Emperor Go-Shirakawa who[...]

Fujiwara no Kin’yoshi

Fujiwara no Kin’yoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Family: Fujiwara no Masuko (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kin’yoshi Fujiwara no Kin’yoshi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He had a daughter by the name of Fujiwara no Masuko who was later adopted by Fujiwara no Yorinaga.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated[...]

Fujiwara no Kintsugu

Fujiwara no Kintsugu

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Udaijin / Sadaijin Family: – Birth: 1175AD Death: 1227AD Fujiwara no Kintsugu Fujiwara no Kintsugu was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1175-1227AD. In 1211 he was granted the rank of udaijin and by 1221 had been given the rank of[...]

Fujiwara no Kinsue

Fujiwara no Kinsue

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Statesman / Dajō daijin Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Anshi (sister) Birth: 956AD Death: 1029AD Fujiwara no Kinsue Fujiwara no Kinsue[...]

Fujiwara no Kinkata

Fujiwara no Kinkata

Period: Kamakura Period / Muromachi Period Occupation: Dajō daijin Family: Birth: 1291AD Death: 1360AD Fujiwara no Kinkata Fujiwara no Kinkata (藤原 公賢) also known as Tōin Kinkata (洞院 公賢) was a statesman and member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1291-1360. In his life he held the position of Dajō[...]

Fujiwara no Kanesue

Fujiwara no Kanesue

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Udaijin Family: – Birth: – Death:- Fujiwara no Kanesue Fujiwara no Kanesue (藤原 兼季) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living in the 14th century. He was appointed udaijin in 1322-1323. He was also known as Kikutai Udaijin.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe[...]

Fujiwara no Kaneko

Fujiwara no Kaneko

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagako (sister) Birth: – Death:- Fujiwara no Kaneko Fujiwara no Kaneko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1050-1133AD. There are some who question if she actually exisited as some believe she is the same person as her sister Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Kanehira

Fujiwara no Kanehira

Fujiwara no Kanehira Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Mototsune (father) Fujiwara no Tokihira (brother) Fujiwara no Tadahira (brother) Fujiwara no Nakahira (brother) Fujiwara no Raishi (sister) Fujiwara no Baishi (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi I (sister) Fujiwara no Onshi II (sister) Birth: 875AD Death: 935AD Fujiwara no Kanehira[...]

Fujiwara no Kadanomaro

Fujiwara no Kadanomaro

Period: Nara Period / Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Oguromaro (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kadanomaro Fujiwara no Kadanomaro (藤原 葛野麻呂) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living around the late 8th and early 9th century. He was the son of Fujiwara no Oguromaro. In[...]

Fujiwara no Izuko

Fujiwara no Izuko

Period: Muromachi Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kintada (father) Birth: – Death:- Fujiwara no Izuko Fujiwara no Izuko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. A daughter to Fujiwara no Kintada she lived from 1351-1406AD marrying Emperor Go-En’yu. Together they had a child who would become Emperor Go-Komatsu. In[...]

Hibasuhime

Hibasuhime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Suinin (husband) Inishikinoiribiko (son) Emperor Keikō (son) Ohonakatsuhiko (son) Yamatohime (daughter) Wakakiiribiko (son) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother) Mikadawake (brother) Matonuhime (sister) Otohime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: –[...]

Sugawara no Takasue no Musume

Sugawara no Takasue no Musume

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Author Family: Sugawara no Takasue Birth: 1008 Death: after 1059 Sugawara no Takasue no Musume Sugawara no Takasue no Musume (菅原孝標女) was a member of the Sugawara Clan and daughter of Sugawara no Takasue, born in 100812 she died some time after 1067.2 Though we know[...]

Sugawara Clan

Sugawara Clan

First Ruler: Haji no Sukune Furuhito Final Ruler: – Dissolution: – Parent House: Haji Clan For a full list of Japanese Clans see: Clans. Sugawara Clan The Sugawara Clan (菅原氏) is a decendant of the Haji Clan which came into existence in 781AD.12 The change occoured when Haji no Sukune[...]

Sugawara no Koreyoshi

Sugawara no Koreyoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Scholar, Tutor. Family: Sugawara no Kiyogimi (father) Sugawara no Michizane (son) Birth: 812 Death: 880 Sugawara no Koreyoshi Sugawara no Koreyoshi (菅原 是善) was a member of the Sugawara clan living from 812 to 880. He was the son of Sugawara no Kiyogimi and had a[...]

Sugawara no Michizane

Sugawara no Michizane

See also: Sugawara no Michizane Poems Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udaijin, Governor, Poet Family: Haji no Mimichi (ancestor) Sugawara no Koreyoshi (father) Birth: 845 Death: 903 Sugawara no Michizane Sugawara no Michizane (菅原 道真/菅原 道眞) was a member of the Sugawara Clan living during the Heian Period who was famous[...]

Emperor Kanmu

Emperor Kanmu

Reign: 781-806AD Period: Nara Period / Heian Period Family: Burial Place: Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Kōnin * Successor Emperor Heizei Emperor Kanmu Emperor Kanmu (桓武天皇) was the 50th Emperor of Japan enthroned in the 4th month of 781AD. Prior to his reign it is said that Haji no Sukune[...]

Ake (Haji)

Ake (Haji)

Period: Kofun Period Occupation: Family: Haji Clan Birth: Death: Ake Ake (吾笥) is said to have been an ancestor of the Haji Clan, living during the reign of Emperor Yūryaku. He is said to have gone to court to present, ‘private Be members.’ Some take this as evidence that Be[...]

Haji no Sukune Furuhito

Haji no Sukune Furuhito

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Lieutenant Governor of Tōtōmi Family: Haji Clan (ancestors) Sugawara Clan (decendants) Birth: Death: Haji no Sukune Furuhito Haji no Sukune Furuhito (土師 宿禰古人) later Sugawara no Furuhito (菅原古人) was a member of the Haji Clan until he requested their name be changed to Sugawara. During his[...]

Haji no Umate

Haji no Umate

Period: Asuka Period Occupation: Retainer in the Office of Crown Lands Family: Haji Clan Birth: Death: 711AD Haji no Umate Haji no Umate (馬手) was a member of the Haji Clan known to have fought in the Jinshin War during his lifetime. When the future Emperor Tenmu left to become[...]

Haji no Ushikatsu

Haji no Ushikatsu

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Lieutenant Governor of Kazusa Province Family: Haji Clan Birth: Death: Haji no Ushikatsu Haji no Ushikatsu (土師 牛勝) was a member of the Haji Clan who we see mentioned as Lieutenant Governor of Kazusa Province in 738AD. In 745 we see him in the capital with[...]

Haji no Oi

Haji no Oi

Period: Asuka Period Occupation: Family: Haji Clan Birth: Death: Haji no Oi Haji no Oi (土師 甥) was a member of the Haji Clan known to have helped in the compiliation of the Taiho Codes. He also spent time in China as a student and served as the head of[...]

Haji Clan

Haji Clan

First Ruler: Nomi no Sukune (dubious) Final Ruler: – Dissolution: – Cadet Branches: Sugawara Clan, Akishino Clan, Ōe Clan, Niehaji. For a full list of Clans: See Japanese Clans. Haji Clan The Haji Clan (土師氏) was a Japanese clan which claimed descent from the Shinto kami Amenohohi in the 12[...]

Iirine

Iirine

For the member of the Imperial Family see: Irine For the man from Izumo see: Ihiirine Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Haji Clan (descendants) Amenohohi (ancestor) Others see below. Birth: Death: Iirine Iirine (飯入根) is an ancient ancestor to the Haji Clan, some branches of the family claiming descent from[...]

Umashikaraine

Umashikaraine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Haji Clan (descendants) Amenohohi (ancestor) Others see below. Birth: Death: Umashikaraine Umashikaraine (可美乾飯根) is an ancient ancestor to the Haji Clan, some branches of the family claiming descent from him instead of others such as Iirine and Nomi no Sukune (who in the Nihongi is[...]

Sugawara no Tsuratsune

Sugawara no Tsuratsune

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Family: Sugawara Clan Birth: Death: Sugawara no Tsuratsune Sugawara no Tsuratsune (菅原陳經) was a member of the Sugawara Clan living during the Heian Period. In 1106 he compiled the Kanke Godenki in which he tries to rectify several contradictory points of their families history.1 Footnotes 1.[...]

Haji no Mino

Haji no Mino

Period: Kofun Period Occupation: muraji Family: Nomi no Sukune (great-grandfather) Birth: Death: Haji no Mino Haji no Mino (土師 身臣) was a member of the Haji Clan and great-grandson of Nomi no Sukune living during the reign of Emperor Nintoku. He was granted the title of muraji during Nintoku’s reign, according[...]

Nomi no Sukune

Nomi no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Sumo Wrestler, Master Potter Family: Haji Clan (descendants) Haji no Mino (great-grandson) Amenohohi (ancestor) Others see below. Birth: Death: Nomi no Sukune Nomi no Sukune (野見 宿禰) was said to have been a descendant of the kami Amenohohi in the 14th generation and great-grandfather to Haji[...]

Haji no Mimichi

Haji no Mimichi

See also: Haji no Mimichi Poems Period: Nara Period Occupation: Poet Family: Sugawara no Michizane (descendant) Birth: Death: Haji no Mimichi Haji no Mimichi (土師 水通 / 土師 御通) was a member of the Haji Clan living during the Nara Period. In the Haji Clan he is seen as the[...]

Ama no Hayekiri

Ama no Hayekiri

Ama no Hayekiri / Orochi no Karasabi / Orochi no Aramasa Ama no Hayekiri, Orochi no Karasabi and Orochi no Aramasa are the names of swords used by Susano-o to kill the Dragon Yamata no Orochi. The name changes as within the Nihongi there are several alternative versions of the same[...]

Fujiwara no Ishi

Fujiwara no Ishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshinobu (brother) Fujiwara no Yorimune (brother) Fujiwara no Norimichi (brother) Fujiwara no[...]

Konoe Iezane

Konoe Iezane

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Stateman Family: Konoe Motomichi (father) Konoe Kanetsune (son) Konoe Chōshi (daughter) Takatsukasa Kanehira (son) Birth: 1180AD Death: 1283AD Konoe Iezane Konoe Iezane (近衞 家実) was a member of the Kanoe Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan, and held the position of Stateman during[...]

Fujiwara no Ienaga

Fujiwara no Ienaga

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Poet Family: – Birth: 1192AD Death: 1264AD Fujiwara no Ienaga Fujiwara no Ienaga (藤原家長) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1192AD to 1264AD. He was a poet in his lifetime who composed the Zoku Kokin Wakashū in 1265.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated[...]

Fujiwara no Hirotsugu

Fujiwara no Hirotsugu

Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Umakai (father) Fujiwara no Momokawa (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshitsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyonari (brother) Fujiwara no Kurajimaro (brother) Birth: 715 Death: 740AD Fujiwara no Hirotsugu Fujiwara no Hirotsugu (藤原 広嗣) was a member of the Fujwiara Clan, and leader of the Shikike Branch,[...]

Hiwashi

Hiwashi

Affiliation: Shinto Kami of: – Family: – Hiwashi Hiwashi (天日鷲神) is a Shinto kami mentioned in the Nihongi. They are seen in an alternative writing of the Nihongi during the time when Amaterasu is hiding in the Sacred Rock Cave. He is instructed to gather tree fibres as one of[...]

Kogotomusuhi

Kogotomusuhi

Affiliation: Shinto Kami of: – Family: Ameno Koyane (daughter) Nakatomi Clan Kogotomusuhi Kogotomusuhi is a Shinto kami seen in the Nihongi. He is stated to have been the father of Ameno Koyane.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.[...]

Fujiwara no Gōshin

Fujiwara no Gōshin

Period: Muromachi Period Occupation: Painter Family: Birth: ? Death: ? Fujiwara no Gōshin Fujiwara no Gōshin (藤原 豪信?) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living around the late 15th Century. He was born to a courtesan and a monk and became a painter of the Yamato-e style. One of[...]

Fujiwara no Hidehira

Fujiwara no Hidehira

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Lord of Mutsu Province Family: Fujiwara no Yasuhira (son) Fujiwara no Motohira (father) Fujiwara no Kiyohira (grandfather) Birth: 1096AD Death: 1187AD Fujiwara no Hidehira Fujiwara no Hidehira (藤原 秀衡) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Ōshū-Fujiwara, living from 1096-1187AD. He was the[...]

Fujiwara no Hamanari

Fujiwara no Hamanari

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Dazai no Sōtsu Family: Fujiwara no Maro (father) Fujiwara no Toyohiko (son) Fujiwara no Okikaze (great-grandson) Birth: 724AD Death: 790AD Fujiwara no Hamanari Fujiwara no Hamanari (藤原 浜成) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Kyōke branch, living from 724-790AD.1 In 781 he recieved[...]

Fujiwara no Fusasaki

Fujiwara no Fusasaki

Period: Asuka Period / Nara Period Occupation: Family: Fujiwara no Fubito (father) Fujiwara no Nagate (son) Fujiwara no Matate (son) Fujiwara no Kiyokawa (son) Fujiwara no Torikai (son) Fujiwara no Uona (son) Fujiwara no Miyako (sister) Fujiwara no Asukabehime (sister) Fujiwara no Muchimaro (brother) Fujiwara no Umakai (brother) Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Shōshi

Fujiwara no Shōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Empress Family: Emperor Ichijō (husband) Emperor Go-Ichijō (son) Emperor Go-Suzaku (son) Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshinobu[...]

Fujiwara no Akimitsu

Fujiwara no Akimitsu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Sadaijin Family: Fujiwara no Kanemichi (father) Fujiwara no Enshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Fujiwara no Tokimitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Asateru (brother) Birth: 944AD Death: 1021AD Fujiwara no Akimitsu Fujiwara no Akimitsu (藤原 顕光) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 944-1021AD. More specifically,[...]

Fujiwara no Akihira

Fujiwara no Akihira

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Monjō Hakase, Poet Family: Fujiwara no Atsumoto (son) Fujiwara no Atsumitsu (son) Birth: 989AD Death: 1066AD Fujiwara no Akihira Fujiwara no Akihira (藤原 明衡) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 989-1066.12 He was the father of two sons Atsumoto and Atsumitsu and during[...]

Fujiwara no Atsumitsu

Fujiwara no Atsumitsu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Monjō Hakase, Poet Family: Fujiwara no Akihira (father) Fujiwara no Atsumoto (brother) Birth: 1062AD Death: 1144AD Fujiwara no Atsumitsu Fujiwara no Atsumitsu (藤原 敦光) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1062-1144. He was the son of Fujiwara no Akihira and brother to Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Enshi

Fujiwara no Enshi

Fujiwara no Enshi can refer to two people with the same name. Daughter of Akimitsu Period: Heian Period Occupation: Family: Fujiwara no Akimitsu (father) Birth: 944AD Death: 1021AD Fujiwara no Enshi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter[...]

Fujiwara no Atsumoto

Fujiwara no Atsumoto

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poets Family: Fujiwara no Akihira (father) Fujiwara no Atsumitsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Atsumoto Fujiwara no Atsumoto was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Akihira and brother to Fujiwara no Atsumitsu and was a renowned poet.1[...]

Fujiwara no Arihira

Fujiwara no Arihira

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udajin, Sadaijin Family: Fujiwara no Yamakage (grandfather) Birth: 891AD Death: 970AD Fujiwara no Arihira Fujiwara no Arihira (藤原 在衡) was the grandson of Fujiwara no Yamakage. Living from 891-970 he served as Udajin and later Sadaijin. He also was known as Awada no Sadaijin.1 Footnotes 1.[...]

Fujiwara no Atsutada

Fujiwara no Atsutada

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Statesman, Poet, Musician Family: Fujiwara no Tokihira (father) Fujiwara no Akitada (brother) Fujiwara no Yasutada (brother) Fujiwara no Hōshi (sister) Birth: 906AD Death: 943AD Fujiwara no Atsutada Fujiwara no Atsutada (藤原敦忠) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was[...]

Takeda Clan

Takeda Clan

First Ruler: – Final Ruler: Takeda Katusyori Dissolution: Suicide of Katsuyori in 1582. Cadet Branches: Aki, Kai, Wakasa For a full list of Japanese Clans see: Clans. Takeda Clan The Takeda Clan (武田氏) was a prominent clan and military house during the Kamakura, Muromachi and Azuchi-Momoyama Periods, taking their name[...]

Takeda Katsuyori

Takeda Katsuyori

Period: Muromachi Period / Azuchi-Momoyama Occupation: daimyo Family: Takeda Shingen (father) Birth: 1546AD Death: 1582AD Takeda Katsuyori Takeda Katsuyori (武田 勝頼), also known as Takeda Shirō, was a daimyo and member of the Kai branch of the Takeda Clan.12 As daimyo he ruled over the Kai, Shinano, Suruga and Kōzuke Provinces,[...]

Takeda Shingen

Takeda Shingen

Period: Muromachi Period Occupation: shugo / daimyo Family: Takeda Nobutora (father) Takeda Katsuyori (son) Birth: 1521AD Death: 1573AD Takeda Shingen Takeda Shingen (武田 信玄) was a daimyo of Kai Province living from 1521-73. Also going by the name of Takeda Harunobu, he was from long line of shugo of this[...]

Takeda Nobutora

Takeda Nobutora

Period: Muromachi Period/Azuchi-Momoyama Period Occupation: shugo Family: Takeda Shingen (son) Birth: 1498AD Death: 1574AD Takeda Nobutora Takeda Nobutora (武田 信虎) was from the Kai branch of the Takeda Family living from 1498-1574.1 His son Takeda Shingen displaced him in 1541.12 He was from long line of shugo of Kai Province[...]

Takeda Motoaki 

Takeda Motoaki 

Period: Muromachi Period/Azuchi-Momoyama Period Occupation: Family: Birth: 1552AD Death: 1582AD Takeda Motoaki Takeda Motoaki (武田 元明) was a member of the ‘Wakasa branch’ of the Takeda Clan, living from 1552 to 1582. After the assassination of Oda Nobunaga he sided with the assassin Akechi Mitsuhide, however he was eventually captured[...]

Oiran Buchi

Oiran Buchi

Co-ordinates: 35° 48′ 25.9″ N, 138° 51′ 20.6″ E Region: Chūbu Region Prefecture: Yamanashi Prefecture Oiran Buchi Oiran Buchi (花魁淵/おいらん淵 – The Courtesan’s Abyss) is a gorge/waterfall located in Yamanashi Prefecture. The area is known from an event from around the 1570’s (Sengoku Period) involving the Takeda Clan at the time. During the Sengoku Period, to[...]

Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu

Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu

Period: Nara Period, Heian Period Occupation: sadaijin, poet Family: Fujiwara no Uchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (son) Fujiwara no Junshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Nagara (son) Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (son) Fujiwara no Yoshikado (son) Fujiwara no Koshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Yoshiyo (son) Fujiwara no Manatsu (brother) Fujiwara no Onatsu (sister) Birth: 775AD Death:[...]

Fujiwara no Junshi

Fujiwara no Junshi

Fujiwara no Junshi can refer to two people with the same name. Daughter of Fuyutsugu Period: Heian Period Occupation: Family: Emperor Ninmyō (husband) Emperor Montoku (son) Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (father) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshiyo (brother) Fujiwara no Nagara (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikado (brother)[...]