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Wohidari

Wohidari

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Wohidari Wohidari is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. He is said to be the ancestor of the Yama no Ahiko. The Emperor is said to have arrived in the area of Ashikata,[...]

Kumatsuhiko the Elder

Kumatsuhiko the Elder

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kumatsuhiko the Younger (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kumatsuhiko the Elder Kumatsuhiko the Elder is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. He is presumably the brother of Kumatsuhiko the Younger and the two of them are requested by[...]

Kumatsuhiko the Younger

Kumatsuhiko the Younger

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kumatsuhiko the Elder (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kumatsuhiko the Younger Kumatsuhiko the Younger is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. He is presumably the brother of Kumatsuhiko the Elder and the two of them are requested by[...]

Hinamori the Elder

Hinamori the Elder

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister? Family: Hinamori the Younger (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hinamori the Elder Hinamori the Elder is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. In the 18th year of his reign, during his time touring around Tsukushi, the Emperor sees a[...]

Hinamori the Younger

Hinamori the Younger

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister? Family: Hinamori the Elder (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hinamori the Younger Hinamori the Younger is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Keikō in the nihongi. In the 18th year of his reign, during his time touring around Tsukushi, the Emperor sees a[...]

Akamatsu Yoshinori

Akamatsu Yoshinori

Period: Muromachi Period Occupation: Minister Family: Akamatsu Mitsusuke (son) Birth: 1358 Death: 1427 Akamatsu Yoshinori Akamatsu Yoshinori (赤松 義則) was a member of the Akamatsu Family living from 1358-1427. He was the father of Akamatsu Mitsusuke and served as a minister under Ashikaga Yoshimitsu. He became a monk later in life[...]

Akamatsu Norisuke

Akamatsu Norisuke

Period: Kamakura Period / Muromachi Period Occupation: shugo Family: Akamatsu Norimura (father) Birth: 1311 Death: 1371 Akamatsu Norisuke Akamatsu Norisuke (赤松 範資) was a member of the Akamatsu Family living from 1311-1371. He was the son of Akamatsu Norimura. During his life he aided his father against the Kamakura Shogunate and served[...]

Akamatsu Norimura

Akamatsu Norimura

Period: Kamakura Period / Muromachi Period Occupation: shugo Family: Akamatsu Norisuke (son) Birth: 1277 Death: 1350 Akamatsu Norimura Akamatsu Norimura (赤松 則村) was the founder of the Akamatsu Family, living from 1277-1350 and father of Akamatsu Norisuke.1 He founded the clan in 1336 after he allied with Ashikaga Takauji2 and[...]

Akamatsu Noriyasu

Akamatsu Noriyasu

Period: Muromachi Period Occupation: – Family: Akamatsu Mitsusuke (father) Birth: – Death: – Akamatsu Noriyasu Akamatsu Noriyasu (赤松 教康) was a member of the Akamatsu Family and is known to have aided his father Akamatsu Mitsusuke in the assassination of Ashikaga Yoshinori in 1441.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated[...]

Akamatsu Mitsusuke

Akamatsu Mitsusuke

Period: Muromachi Period Occupation: shugo Family: Akamatsu Yoshinori (father) Akamitsu Noriyasu (son) Birth: 1373 Death: 1441 Akamatsu Mitsusuke Akamatsu Mitsusuke (赤松 満祐) was a member of the Akamatsu Family and son of Akamatsu Yoshinori2, living from 1373-1441.12 He served as shugo for three different provinces in Honshu during the Muromachi[...]

Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko

Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Kagurohime (daugher) Yamato Takeru (great-grandfather) Birth: – Death: – Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko (須売伊呂大中日子王) was the great-grandson of Yamato Takeru and father to Kagurohime.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.[...]

Ohoyenomiko

Ohoyenomiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Kagurohime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Ohoyenomiko Ohoyenomiko (大江王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Kagurohime. The kojiki says his mother was the daughter of Sumeiroohonakatsuhiko, who was the great-grandson of Yamato Takeru. This would have to be an error in[...]

Hikohitonoohoye

Hikohitonoohoye

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Inabi no waka Iratsume (mother) Mawakanomiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hikohitonoohoye Hikohitonoohoye (彦人大兄命) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Inabi no waka Iratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia[...]

Mawakanomiko

Mawakanomiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Inabi no waka Iratsume (mother) Hikohitonoohoye (brother) Birth: – Death: – Mawakanomiko Mawakanomiko (真若王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Inabi no waka Iratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Kamukushi

Kamukushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Kushitsunuwake (brother) Ōsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kamukushi Kamukushi (櫛角別王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Kushitsunuwake

Kushitsunuwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Kushitsunuwake (brother) Ōsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kushitsunuwake Kushitsunuwake (櫛角別王) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt.[...]

Wakakinoiribiko

Wakakinoiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Unknown mother Birth: – Death: – Wakakinoiribiko Wakakinoiribiko (若木之入日子王) is mentioned in the kojiki as the son of Emperor Keikō with an unnamed concubine.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Kunisewake

Kunisewake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Sonotakebime (mother) Toyotowake (brother) Kunichiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kunisewake Kunisewake (国背別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Sonotakebime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.[...]

Ōsuwake

Ōsuwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ōsuwake Ōsuwake (大酢別皇子) was the son of Emperor[...]

Wakayamatoneko

Wakayamatoneko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Wakayamatoneko Wakayamatoneko (稚倭根子皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō[...]

Kibinoehiko

Kibinoehiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kibinoehiko Kibinoehiko (吉備兄彦皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō[...]

Isakinoirihiko

Isakinoirihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Oshiwake (brother) Kagoyorihime (sister) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Isakinoirihiko Isakinoirihiko (五十狭城入彦皇子) was the son of Emperor[...]

Oshiwake

Oshiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Ihokiirihiko (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Kagoyorihime (sister) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Oshiwake Oshiwake (忍之別皇子) was the son of[...]

Ihokiirihiko

Ihokiirihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Yasakairihime (mother) Emperor Seimu (brother) Oshiwake (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Ōsuwake (brother) Nunoshi no Iratsume (sister) Nunaki no Iratsume (sister) Ihokiirihime (sister) Kagoyorihime (sister) Isakinoirihiko (brother) Kibinoehiko (brother) Takakinoirihime (sister) Otohime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihokiirihiko Ihokiirihiko (五百城入彦皇子) was the son[...]

Sakaya

Sakaya

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Chieftain Family: – Birth: – Death: – Sakaya Sakaya was one of the leaders of the Kumaso alongside Atsukaya, both of which were leaders of a group called the 80 Kumaso Braves. Emperor Keikō had come to Tsukushi to deal with the Kumaso rebellion and after[...]

Atsukaya

Atsukaya

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Chieftain Family: – Birth: – Death: – Atsukaya Atsukaya was one of the leaders of the Kumaso alongside Sakaya, both of which were leaders of a group called the 80 Kumaso Braves. Emperor Keikō had come to Tsukushi to deal with the Kumaso rebellion and after[...]

Tsuchiworiwiwori

Tsuchiworiwiwori

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tsuchiworiwiwori Tsuchiworiwiwori was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Mimitari

Mimitari

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Mimitari Mimitari was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Hanatari

Hanatari

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Hanatari Hanatari was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Asahagi

Asahagi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Asahagi Asahagi was a part of the Kumaso Clan residing on the island of Tsukushi mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. When the Emperor comes to Tsukushi to defeat the rebelling Kumaso, a chieftain by[...]

Kunimaro

Kunimaro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Kunimaro Kunimaro was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor that[...]

Uchizaru

Uchizaru

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Uchizaru Uchizaru was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor[...]

Shira

Shira

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Shira Shira was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor[...]

Awo

Awo

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Awo Awo was a member of the Kumaso Clan/Tsuchigumo which dwelt on the island of Tsukushi and we see him mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A female Chieftain called Hayatsuhime reveals to the Emperor[...]

Takemorogi

Takemorogi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Takemorogi Takemorogi was one of Emperor Keikō’s ministers who went with him to Tsukushi and is said to be the ancestor of the Omi of Oho. In the 12th Year, Autumn, 7th Month of the Emperor’s reign the Kumaso[...]

Natsubana

Natsubana

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Natsubana Natsubana was one of Emperor Keikō’s ministers who went with him to Tsukushi and is said to be the ancestor of the Kimi of Mononobe. In the 12th Year, Autumn, 7th Month of the Emperor’s reign the Kumaso[...]

Unade

Unade

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Unade Unade was one of Emperor Keikō’s ministers who went with him to Tsukushi and is said to be the ancestor of the Omi of Kusaki. In the 12th Year, Autumn, 7th Month of the Emperor’s reign the Kumaso[...]

Toyokuniwake

Toyokuniwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Mihakashihime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Toyokuniwake Toyokuniwake (豊国別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Mihakashihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Miyakko of Hiuga.12 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from[...]

Kambone

Kambone

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Anetohoko (daughter) Ototohoko (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kambone Kambone was the father of Anetohoko and Ototohoko. They are mentioned during the reign of Emperor Keikō. The Emperor, wishing to marry his daughters, sent his son Ōsu to collect them for him. His son however,[...]

Ujihiko

Ujihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kagehime (daughter) Takeuchi no Sukune (grand-son) Birth: – Death: – Ujihiko Ujihiko (莵道彦) is said in the nihongi to have been the father of Kagehime. He is the ancestor of the Ki no Atahe.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan[...]

Yanushioshihodakewogoro

Yanushioshihodakewogoro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kagehime (wife) Takeuchi no Sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Yanushioshihodakewogoro Yanushioshihodakewogoro (屋主忍男武雄心命) is mentioned during the reign of Emperor Keikō. A divination was made to see if the Emperor should go to Kii to make sacrifice to all the kami. After an unlucky[...]

Ōsu

Ōsu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume (mother) Yamato Takeru (brother) Wakayamatoneko (brother) Kushitsunuwake (brother) Kamukushi (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ōsu Ōsu (大碓皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Harima no Inabi no Ōiratsume. He was the twin of Yamato Takeru having[...]

Oshiyama no Sukune

Oshiyama no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Ototachibanahime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Oshiyama no Sukune Oshiyama no Sukune (建忍山垂根) was the father of Ototachibanahime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle Publishing.[...]

Towokiwake

Towokiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father) Kibi no Anato no Takehime (mother) Takemiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Towokiwake Towokiwake (十城別王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Kibi no Anato no Takehime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kimi of Wake in Iyo.1 Footnotes[...]

Takemiko

Takemiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father) Kibi no Anato no Takehime (mother) Towokiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Takemiko Takemiko (武卵王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Kibi no Anato no Takehime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kimi of Aya in Sanuki.1 Footnotes[...]

Kibi no Takehiko

Kibi no Takehiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kibi no Anato no Takehime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kibi no Takehiko Kibi no Takehiko (吉備 武彦) is said to have been the father of Kibi no Anato no Takehime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest[...]

Ineyoriwake

Ineyoriwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father)  Futajirihime (mother) Waketake (brother) Emperor Chūai (brother) Nunoshiirihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ineyoriwake Ineyoriwake (稲依別王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Futajirihime. He is stated to have been the ancestor of the Kimi of Inugami and the Kimi of Takebe.1 Footnotes[...]

Wakatake

Wakatake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamato Takeru (father)  Futajirihime (mother) Ineyoriwake (brother) Emperor Chūai (brother) Nunoshiirihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Wakatake Wakatake (稚武王) was the son of Yamato Takeru and Futajirihime.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”. Tuttle[...]

Ōtanehime

Ōtanehime

Period: Legendary Period Occupation:- Family: Emperor Keikō (husband) Hiuga no Sotsuhiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Ōtanehime Ōtanehime (大田根媛) was one of several wives of Emperor Keiko and together they had a son by the name of Hiuga no Sotsuhiko. She is said to have come from Kaminaga in Hiuga.1 Footnotes[...]

Ihakiwake

Ihakiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Midzuha no Iratsume (younger sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihakiwake Ihakiwake (石城別王) was said to have been of the Miho House and the older brother to Midzuha no Iratsume.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times[...]

Abe no Kogoto

Abe no Kogoto

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Takadahime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Abe no Kogoto Abe no Kogoto (阿部氏阿部木事) was the father of Takadahime, who became one of the many concubines of Emperor Keikō.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles of Japan from the Earliest Times to AD697”.[...]

Takekunikoriwake

Takekunikoriwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Takadahime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Takekunikoriwake Takekunikoriwake (武国凝別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Takadahime. He is stated to have been the ancestor of the Wake of Mimura in Iyo.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Hiuga no Sotsuhiko

Hiuga no Sotsuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father)  Ōtanehime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Hiuga no Sotsuhiko Hiuga no Sotsuhiko (日向襲津彦皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and  Ōtanehime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Kimi of Amu in Nagato.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896)[...]

Kamikushi

Kamikushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Ikahahime (mother) Inasenoirihiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kamikushi Kamikushi (神櫛皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Ikahahime. He is stated to have been the ancestor of the Miyyako of Sanuki.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Inasenoirihiko

Inasenoirihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Ikahahime (mother) Kamikushi (brother) Birth: – Death: – Inasenoirihiko Inasenoirihiko (稲背入彦皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Ikahahime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Harima no Wake.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Kunichiwake

Kunichiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Sonotakebime (mother) Toyotowake (brother) Kunisewake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kunichiwake Kunichiwake (国乳別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Sonotakebime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Wake of Minuma.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1:[...]

Toyotowake

Toyotowake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father) Sonotakebime (mother) Kunichiwake (brother) Kunisewake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Toyotowake Toyotowake (豊戸別皇子) was the son of Emperor Keikō and Sonotakebime according to the nihongi.1 The kojiki states that he was the son of Keikō and ‘another concubine.’2 He is stated[...]

Wakanuke

Wakanuke

Period: Legendary Period Occupation/Rank: miko Family: Emperor Seimu (father) Ohotakara no Iratsume (mother) Birth: – Death: – Wakanuke Wakanuke (和訶奴気王) was the son of Emperor Seimu and Ohotakara no Iratsume.123 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2.[...]

Takeoshiyamatarine

Takeoshiyamatarine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Ohotakara no Iratsume (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Takeoshiyamatarine Takeoshiyamatarine (建忍山垂根) was the father of Ohotakara no Iratsume123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Hodzumi no Omi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”.[...]

Tajima Mori

Tajima Mori

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tajima Mori Tajima Mori (田道間守) is a man seen during the reign of Emperor Suinin, and is said to be the ancestor of the Miyake no muraji.12 He is stated in the nihongi as being the son of Amenohihoko[...]

Kiyohiko

Kiyohiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Prince Amanohihoko (great-grandfather) Birth: – Death: – Kiyohiko Kiyohiko was a man from the time of Emperor Suinin, said to have been the great-grandson of Prince Amanohihoko. Late in his reign the Emperor sends for the Divine Treasures brought at the start of his[...]

Ōhatanushi

Ōhatanushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: ōkannushi Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ōhatanushi Ōhatanushi is seen mentioned within the Jinnō Shōtōki where it states he was made the first Head Priest (ōkannushi) of the Ise Grand Shrine.1 Footnotes 1. Varley, H.P (1980) “A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns: Jinnō Shōtōki of[...]

Otanomikoto

Otanomikoto

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Sarudabiko (ancestor) Birth: – Death: – Otanomikoto Otanomikoto also known as Okitama was a man mentioned within the Jinnō Shōtōki. He is said to have been a descendant of Sarudabiko and met with Yamatohime. During the establishment of the area to be used for the[...]

Tochine

Tochine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Five Daibu / Ōmuraji Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tochine Tochine is a mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin and is stated as a member of the Mononobe Clan with the rank of Ōmuraji. He is said to have been one of the Five[...]

Ohokashima

Ohokashima

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Five Daibu / saishu Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ohokashima Ohokashima is a mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin. He is said to have been one of the Five Daibu alongside Hikokunifuku, Takehi no Muraji, Tochine no Ōmuraji and Takenumakahawake. They are gathered by[...]

Nagaochi

Nagaochi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Minister Family: – Birth: – Death: – Nagaochi Nagaochi was a minister during the reign of Emperor Suinin. He was sent to collect Nomi no Sukune and bring him to court so he may fight with Kuehaya.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi Volume 1: Chronicles[...]

Yatsunada

Yatsunada

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: General Family: – Birth: – Death: – Yatsunada Yatsunada was a general of Emperor Suinin and is seen mentioned in the nihongi. In the fifth year of the Emperors reign, Sahobiko, brother to the Emperors wife Sahobime approached his sister asking who is most dearest to[...]

Amenohihoko

Amenohihoko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Mata no wo (wife) Tajima Mori (son) Kiyohiko (great-grandson) Birth: – Death: – Amenohihoko Amenohihoko/Amanohihoko (天之日矛) was a prince from Silla who visit Japan during the 3rd year of Emperor Suinin’s reign, it is said he decided to dwell in the land of Tajima[...]

Sonaka Cheulchi

Sonaka Cheulchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Sonaka Cheulchi Sonaka Cheulchi was a man mentioned during the reign of Emperor Suinin. At the start of his reign, after his marriage to Sahobime and the birth of their son Homutsuwake this man asked the Emperor to return[...]

Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi

Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Kanibatatobe (daughter) Karibatatobe (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi Yamashiro no Ohokuni no Fuchi (山背大国不遅) was the father of Kanibatatobe and Karibatatobe.123 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2.[...]

Ihatsukuwake

Ihatsukuwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father)  Otokaribatatobe (mother) Futajirihime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ihatsukuwake Ihatsukuwake (磐撞別命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Otokaribatatobe.123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Haguhi no kimi and the Mio no kimi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated[...]

Itoshiwake

Itoshiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Karibatatobe (mother) Ochiwake (brother) Ikatarashihiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Itoshiwake Itoshiwake (伊登志別王) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Karibatatobe.123 He is said to have had no children and so made the Itoshibe his proxy. This would be the first instance of[...]

Ikatarashihiko

Ikatarashihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Karibatatobe (mother) Ochiwake (brother) Itoshiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ikatarashihiko Ikatarashihiko (五十日足彦命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Karibatatobe.123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Kazuga no yama no kimi, Koshi no ike no kimi and the[...]

Ochiwake

Ochiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Karibatatobe (mother) Ikatarashihiko (brother) Itoshiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ochiwake Ochiwake (祖別命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Karibatatobe.123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Wotsuki no yama no kimi and the Mikaha no Koromo no kimi.12[...]

Wozabe

Wozabe

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Kaguyahime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Wozabe Wozabe (袁那弁王) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Kaguyahime. This is related in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press.[...]

Inasebiko

Inasebiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Azamitsuhime (wife) Birth: – Death: – Inasebiko Inasebiko (?) is said to have been the husband of Azamitsuhime according to the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2. Chamberlain, B.[...]

Ikobayawake

Ikobayawake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Azaminoiribime (mother) Azamitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ikobayawake Ikobayawake (息速別命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Azaminoiribime.123 He is said to have been the ancestor of the Saho no Anahobe wake.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Igatarashihiko

Igatarashihiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Nubatanoiribika (mother) Nutarashiwake (sister) Birth: – Death: – Igatarashihiko Igatarashihiko (胆香足彦命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Nubatanoiribika.123 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2. Chamberlain, B. H.[...]

Ariwara no Motokata

Ariwara no Motokata

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: Ariwara no Munehari (father) Birth: – Death: – Ariwara no Motokata Ariwara no Motokata (在原元方) was a member of the Ariwara Family living in the 9th and 10th century. During his lifetime he was a poet and the son of Ariwara no Munehari.1 Louis Frederick[...]

Ariwara no Munehari

Ariwara no Munehari

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: Ariwara no Narihira (father) Ariwara no Motokata (son) Birth: – Death: 898 Ariwara no Munehari Ariwara no Munehari (在原 棟梁) was a member of the Ariwara Family. During his life he was a poet, dying in 898AD. He was the son of Ariwara no Narihira[...]

Fujiwara no Norinaga

Fujiwara no Norinaga

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, Caligrapher Family: Fujiwara no Tadanori (father) Birth: 1109AD Death: 1177AD Fujiwara no Norinaga Fujiwara no Norinaga (藤原 教長) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch, living from 1109-1077AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Tadanori and during his lifetime[...]

Fujiwara no Nobunari

Fujiwara no Nobunari

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Inpumon’in no Tayū (daughter) Birth: – Death:  – Fujiwara no Nobunari Fujiwara no Nobunari (藤原 信成) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He is known to have been the father of Inpumon’in no Tayū.1 Footnotes 1. MacMillan, P. (2018) ”One Hundred Poets, One[...]

Priest Dōin

Priest Dōin

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Birth: 1090AD Death:  c.1179AD Priest Dōin Priest Dōin (道因), also known as Fujiwara no Atsuyori, was a japanese poet who lived from 1090-c.1179AD. He was known for being mean. In addition to being a poet he also reached the fifth court rank and[...]

Fujiwara no Sanesada

Fujiwara no Sanesada

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Minister of the Left / Waka Poet Family: Fujiwara no Shunzei (uncle) Birth: 1139AD Death: 1191AD Fujiwara no Sanesada Fujiwara no Sanesada (藤原 実定) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. Living from 1139-1191AD he was the nephew of Fujiwara no Shunzei. His career was[...]

Fujiwara no Michimasa

Fujiwara no Michimasa

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: Fujiwara no Korechika (father) Birth: 992AD Death: 1054AD   Fujiwara no Michimasa Fujiwara no Michimasa (藤原 道雅) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch, living from 992-1054AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Korechika and acted as Master of[...]

Fujiwara no Michinobu

Fujiwara no Michinobu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet, Commander of the Imperial Guard Family: Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (father) Fujiwara no Kaneie (adopted by) Fujiwara no Tadanobu (brother) Fujiwara no Kiminobu (brother) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Birth: 972AD Death: 994AD Fujiwara no Michinobu Fujiwara no Michinobu (藤原 道信) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan,[...]

Fujiwara no Suenawa

Fujiwara no Suenawa

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Lady Ukon (daughter? sister?) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Suenawa Fujiwara no Suenawa was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He was either the father or older brother of Lady Ukon. In the no longer extant Katano no Shosho it says that he[...]

Fujiwara no Tsugukage

Fujiwara no Tsugukage

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Governor of Ise Province Family: Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tsugukage Fujiwara no Tsugukage (藤原 継蔭) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the father of Lady Ise and acted as Governor of Ise Province in his lifetime.1 Footnotes 1. MacMillan, P. (2018)[...]

Ichijō Sanetsune

Ichijō Sanetsune

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Michiie (father) Kujō Norizane (brother) Kujō Yoritsune (brother)  Nijō Yoshizane (brother) Kujō Sonshi (sister) Birth: 1223AD Death: 1284AD Ichijō Sanetsune Ichijō Sanetsune (一条 実経) was the founding member of the Ichijō Family, a descendant of the Kujō family. He was the son of Kujō[...]

Nijō Yoshizane

Nijō Yoshizane

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Michiie (father) Kujō Norizane (brother) Kujō Yoritsune (brother) Ichijō Sanetsune (brother) Kujō Sonshi (sister) Birth: 1216AD Death: 1270AD Nijō Yoshizane Nijō Yoshizane (二条 良実) was the founding member of the Nijō Family, a descendant of the Kujō family. He was the son of Kujō[...]

Kujō Yoritsune

Kujō Yoritsune

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Michiie (father) Kujō Norizane (brother) Nijō Yoshizane (brother) Ichijō Sanetsune (brother) Kujō Sonshi (sister) Birth: 1218AD Death: 1256AD Kujō Yoritsune Kujō Yoritsune (九条 頼経) was a member of the Kujō family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Kujō Michiie[...]

Kujō Norizane

Kujō Norizane

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Michiie (father) Kujō Yoritsune (brother) Nijō Yoshizane (brother) Ichijō Sanetsune (brother) Kujō Sonshi (sister) Birth: 1210AD Death: 1235AD Kujō Norizane Kujō Norizane (九条 教実) was a member of the Kujō family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Kujō[...]

Kujō Noriie

Kujō Noriie

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Yoshitsune (father) Kujō Michiie (brother) Kujō Motoie (brother) Kujō Risshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Noriie Kujō Noriie (九条 教家) was a member of the Kujō Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Kujō Yoshitsune.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha.[...]

Kujō Yoshitsune

Kujō Yoshitsune

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Sesshō, Sadaijin, Chancellor, Bureau of Poetry Family: Kujō Kanezane (father) Kujō Michiie (son) Kujō Noriie (son) Kujō Motoie (son) Kujō Risshi (daughter) Kujō Yoshisuke (brother) Kujō Yoshitsune (brother) Kujō Yoshihira (brother) Kujō Ninshi (sister) Birth: 1169AD Death: 1206AD Kujō Yoshitsune Kujō Yoshitsune (九条 良経) (Fujiwara[...]

Kujō Yoshimichi

Kujō Yoshimichi

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Kanezane (father) Kujō Yoshisuke (brother) Kujō Yoshitsune (brother) Kujō Yoshihira (son) Kujō Ninshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Yoshimichi Kujō Yoshimichi (九条 良通) was a member of the Kujō Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son[...]

Kujō Yoshisuke

Kujō Yoshisuke

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Kanezane (father) Kujō Yoshimichi (brother) Kujō Yoshitsune (brother) Kujō Yoshihira (son) Kujō Ninshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Yoshisuke Kujō Yoshisuke (九条 良輔) was a member of the Kujō Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son[...]

Kujō Yoshihira

Kujō Yoshihira

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Kanezane (father) Kujō Yoshimichi (brother) Kujō Yoshitsune (brother) Kujō Yoshisuke (son) Kujō Ninshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Yoshihira Kujō Yoshihira (九条 良平) was a member of the Kujō Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son[...]

Matsudono Fuyufusa

Matsudono Fuyufusa

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Yoshitsugu (father) Birth: – Death: – Matsudono Fuyufusa Matsudono Fuyufusa (松殿 冬房) was a member of the Matsudono Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Matsudono Yoshitsugu.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.[...]

Matsudono Yoshitsugu

Matsudono Yoshitsugu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Tadafusa (father) Matsudono Fuyufusa (son) Matsudono Kanetsugu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Matsudono Yoshitsugu Matsudono Yoshitsugu (松殿 良嗣) was a member of the Matsudono Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Matsudono Tadafusa and had a son by[...]

Matsudono Kanetsugu

Matsudono Kanetsugu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Tadafusa (father) Matsudono Yoshitsugu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Matsudono Kanetsugu Matsudono Kanetsugu (松殿 兼嗣) was a member of the Matsudono Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Matsudono Tadafusa.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”.[...]