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Ohotamusaka

Ohotamusaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Okinaga no sukune (father) Kahamata no Inayorihime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Ohotamusaka Ohotamusaka (大多牟坂王) was the son of Okinaga no sukune and Kahamata no Inayorihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Tajima no kuni no miyatsuko.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O,[...]

Okinagahiko

Okinagahiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Okinaga no sukune (father) Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (mother) Okinagatarashihime (sister) Soratsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Okinagahiko Okinagahiko (息長日子王) was the son of Okinaga no sukune and Kadzuraki no Takanukahime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kibi no homuji no Kimi and Harima[...]

Okinaga no sukune

Okinaga no sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Kanimeikadzuchi (father) Takakihime (mother) Kadzuraki no Takanukahime (wife) Okinagatarashihime (daughter) Soratsuhime (daughter) Okinagahiko (son) Kahamata no Inayorihime (wife) Ohotamusaka (son) Birth: – Death: – Okinaga no sukune Okinaga no sukune (息長宿禰王) was the son of Kanimeikadzuchi and Takakihime. He had children with two different women[...]

Taniha no Tohotsu omi

Taniha no Tohotsu omi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Family: Takakihime Birth: – Death: – Taniha no Tohotsu omi Taniha no Tohotsu omi (丹波之遠津臣) was the father of Takakihime, whom married into the Imperial Family.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2. Chamberlain,[...]

Kanimeikadzuchi

Kanimeikadzuchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (father) Mone no Ajisahabime (mother) Takakihime (wife) Okinaga no sukune (son) Birth: – Death: – Kanimeikadzuchi Kanimeikadzuchi (迦邇米雷王) was the son of Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka and Mone no Ajisahabime. In his life he married Takakihime and[...]

Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka

Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Mone no Ajisahabime (wife) Kanimeikadzuchi (son) Irine (brother) Hioosu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (山代之大筒木真若王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Oketsuhime. He married his niece Mone no Ajisahabime[...]

Irine

Irine

For the ancestor of the Haji Clan see: Iirine For the man from Izumo see: Ihiirine Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Mone no Ajisahabime (daughter) Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (brother) Hioosu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Irine Irine (伊理泥王) was the son of Hikoimasu and[...]

Hioosu

Hioosu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Yamashiro no Oho Tsutsuki no Mawaka (brother) Irine (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hioosu Hioosu (比古意須王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Oketsuhime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia[...]

Minamoto no Hitoshi

Minamoto no Hitoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Emperor Saga (Great-Grandfather) Birth: 880AD Death: 951AD Minamoto no Hitoshi Minamoto no Hitoshi (源等) was the great-grandson of Emperor Saga, living from 880-951AD. During his lifetime he was Governor of several important provinces and in 947AD he recieved the rank of General of the Fourth Rank.[...]

Mikadawake

Mikadawake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (father) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (mother) Hibasuhime (sister) Matonuhime (sister) Otohime (sister) Nubatanoiribika (sister) Azaminoiribime (sister) Takanohime (sister) Utakorihime (sister) Yehime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Mikadawake Mikadawake (朝廷別王?) was the son of Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi[...]

Fun’ya no Asayasu

Fun’ya no Asayasu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Fun’ya no Yasuhide (father) Birth: fl. 9th/10th Century Death: – Fun’ya no Asayasu Fun’ya no Asayasu (文屋 朝康) was a low ranking official and poet who was son to Fun’ya no Yasuhide. He flourished between the 9th and 10th century. We know during[...]

Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi

Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Taniha no Kahakami no Masu no Iratsume (wife) Hibasuhime (daughter) Matonuhime (daughter) Otohime (daughter) Mikadawake (son) Nubatanoiribika (daughter) Azaminoiribime (daughter) Takanohime (daughter) Utakorihime (daughter) Yehime (daughter) Kamuohone (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Tanika no[...]

Kamuohone

Kamuohone

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Midzuhonomawaka (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Kamuohone Kamuohone (神大根王) also known as Yatsuriiribiko (八瓜入日子王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Minu no[...]

Midzuhonomawaka

Midzuhonomawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Okinaganomidzuyorihime (mother) Tanika no hiko Tatatsumichinoushi (brother) Kamuohone (brother) Midzuhonoihoyorihime (sister) Mimitsuhime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Midzuhonomawaka Midzuhonomawaka (水之穂真若王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Okinaganomidzuyorihime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Chikatsu Afumi no Yasu no atahe.12 Footnotes[...]

Fujiwara no Tadataka

Fujiwara no Tadataka

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Takatsune (father) Fujiwara no Tomoyasu (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tadataka Fujiwara no Tadataka (藤原 惟岳) as a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He was the son of Fujiwara no Takatsune and father to[...]

Fujiwara no Takatsune

Fujiwara no Takatsune

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagara (father) Fujiwara no Tadataka (son) Fujiwara no Mototsune (brother) Fujiwara no Tōtsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kunitsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Takatsune Fujiwara no Takatsune (藤原 高経) as a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshinori

Fujiwara no Yoshinori

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tōtsune (father) Fujiwara no Sumitomo (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yoshinori Fujiwara no Yoshinori (藤原 良範) as a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He was the son of Fujiwara no Tōtsune and father to[...]

Fujiwara no Tōtsune

Fujiwara no Tōtsune

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagara (father) Fujiwara no Yoshinori (son) Fujiwara no Mototsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kunitsune (brother) Fujiwara no Takatsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tōtsune Fujiwara no Tōtsune (藤原 遠経) as a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the[...]

Fujiwara no Kunitsune

Fujiwara no Kunitsune

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagara (father) Fujiwara no Mototsune (brother) Fujiwara no Tōtsune (brother) Fujiwara no Takatsune (brother) Fujiwara no Kōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kunitsune Fujiwara no Kunitsune (藤原 国経) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the[...]

Murobiko

Murobiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Sahobiko (brother) Sahobime (sister) Wozaho (brother) Birth: – Death: – Murobiko Murobiko (室毘古王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. He is said to be the ancestor of the Mikaha no Ho no wake.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt.[...]

Wozaho

Wozaho

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Sahobiko (brother) Sahobime (sister) Murobiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Wozaho Wozaho (袁邪本王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kadzunu no wake and Chikatsu Afumi no Kanu no Wake.12 Footnotes 1.[...]

Sahobiko

Sahobiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Sahonoohokuramitome (mother) Wozaho (brother) Sahobime (sister) Murobiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Sahobiko Sahobiko (沙本毘古王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Sahonoohokuramitome. He is said to be the ancestor of the Kusakabe no muraji and Kahi no kuni no miyatsuko.12 During the[...]

Shibumi no Sukune

Shibumi no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Yenahime (mother) Ohōmata (brother) Womata (brother) Birth: – Death: – Shibumi no Sukune Shibumi no Sukune (志夫美宿禰王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Yenahime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Sasa no kimi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Womata

Womata

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Yenahime (mother) Ohōmata (brother) Shibumi no Sukune (brother) Birth: – Death: – Womata Womata (小俣王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Yenahime. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Tagima no Magari no kimi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Unakami

Unakami

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Ohōmata (father) Aketatsu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Unakami Unakami (菟上王) was the son of Ohōmata. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Himeda no kimi. He accompanies the Prince Homutsuwake and his brother Aketatsu to pay respects at the shrine of Ōkuninushi[...]

Aketatsu

Aketatsu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Ohōmata (father) Unakami (brother) Birth: – Death: – Aketatsu Aketatsu (曙立王) was the son of Ohōmata. He is said to have been the ancestor of the Homujibe no kimi and the Ise no Sana no miyatsuko. We see him later mentioned in the kojiki during[...]

Ohōmata

Ohōmata

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoimasu (father) Yenahime (mother) Womata (brother) Shibumi no Sukune (brother) Aketatsu (son) Unakami (son) Birth: – Death: – Ohōmata Ohōmata (大俣王) was the son of Hikoimasu and Yenahime. He was father to Aketatsu and Unakami.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Fujiwara no Tamesuke

Fujiwara no Tamesuke

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tomoyori (father) Fujiwara no Nobutaka (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tamesuke Fujiwara no Tamesuke was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family, in addition to being a member of the Kajūji Family. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Tomoyori

Fujiwara no Tomoyori

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Sadakata (father) Fujiwara no Tamesuke (son) Fujiwara no Asatada (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tomoyori Fujiwara no Tomoyori was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family, in addition to being a member of the Kajūji[...]

Fujiwara no Takafuji

Fujiwara no Takafuji

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshikado (father) Fujiwara no Toshimoto (brother) Fujiwara no Sadakata (son) Birth: 838AD Death: 900AD Fujiwara no Takafuji Fujiwara no Takafuji (藤原 高藤) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He lived from 838-900AD and went[...]

Fujiwara no Tametoki

Fujiwara no Tametoki

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kanesuke (grandfather) Murasaki Shikibu (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tametoki Fujiwara no Tametoki (藤原 為時) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He is known to have been the grandson of Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Kanesuke

Fujiwara no Kanesuke

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet, chūnagon Family: Fujiwara no Toshimoto (father) Fujiwara no Tametoki (grandson) Murasaki Shikibu (great-granddaughter) Birth: 877AD Death: 933AD Fujiwara no Kanesuke Fujiwara no Kanesuke (藤原 兼輔) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He lived from 877-933AD. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Toshimoto

Fujiwara no Toshimoto

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshikado (father) Fujiwara no Takafuji (brother) Fujiwara no Kanesuke (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Toshimoto Fujiwara no Toshimoto was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the family. He was the son of Fujiwara no Yoshikado and[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshiyo

Fujiwara no Yoshiyo

Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (father) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Junshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagara (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikado (brother) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yoshiyo Fujiwara no Yoshiyo (藤原 良世) was a member of the[...]

Hikoimasu

Hikoimasu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Shido Shogun Family: Emperor Kaika (father) Oketsuhime (mother) Many wives and children see below. Birth: – Death: – Hikoimasu Hikoimasu (彦坐王) was the son of Emperor Kaika and Oketsuhime.123 He is additonally said to have had several wives and many children. Family With his first wife[...]

Taketayohadzurawake

Taketayohadzurawake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kaika (father) Washihime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Taketayohadzurawake Taketayohadzurawake (建豊波豆羅和気王) is said to have been the son of Emperor Kaika and Washihime. He is listed as the ancestor of the Chimori no Omi, Oshinumi-be no miyatsuko, Mina-be no miyatsuko, Inaba no Oshinumi-be, Taniha no[...]

Kadzuraki no Tarumi

Kadzuraki no Tarumi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Washihime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Kadzuraki no Tarumi Kadzuraki no Tarumi (葛城垂見宿禰) is stated to have been the father of Washihime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York: Columbia University Press. 2. Chamberlain, B.[...]

Hikokunioketsu

Hikokunioketsu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Oketsuhime (2 daughters by the same name) Birth: – Death: – Hikokunioketsu Hikokunioketsu (和邇日子押人命) is said to have been the father of two daughters of the same name. Both of these daughters married into the Imperial Family. He held the position of Wani no Omi.2[...]

Ōhesoki

Ōhesoki

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Ikagashikome (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Ōhesoki Ōhesoki (大綜麻杵命) is stated to have been the father to Ikagashikome.123 He is additionally said to have been the ancestor of the Mononobe Clan.2 Footnotes 1. Ponsonby, F. (1959) “The Imperial House of Japan.” Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial Society.[...]

Sanugitarine

Sanugitarine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoyumusumi (father) Ohotsutsukitarine (brother) Birth: – Death: – Sanugitarine Sanugitarine is said to have been the son of Hikoyumusumi in the Kojiki. He and his brother are said to have had a total of 5 daughters.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Ohotsutsukitarine

Ohotsutsukitarine

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikoyumusumi (father) Sanugitarine (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ohotsutsukitarine Ohotsutsukitarine is said to have been the son of Hikoyumusumi in the Kojiki. He and his brother are said to have had a total of 5 daughters. One of his daughters was Kaguyahime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro.[...]

Hikoyumusumi

Hikoyumusumi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kaika (father) Takanohime (mother) Ohotsutsukitarine (son) Sanugitarine (son) Birth: – Death: – Hikoyumusumi Hikoyumusumi (彦湯産隅命) was the son of Emperor Kaika and Takanohime.123 The kojiki additionally states he had two sons by the names of Ohotsutsukitarine and Sanugitarine.23 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi[...]

Yugori

Yugori

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Takanohime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Yugori Yugori (由碁理) is mentioned in the kojiki as the father of Takanohime. He is said to have been Taniha no oho agatanushi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New York:[...]

Emperor Kaika

Emperor Kaika

Reign: 158-98BC Born: 208BC Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Kōgen (father) Uchishikome (mother) Takanohime (wife) Hikoyumusumi (son) Ikagashikome (wife/step mum) Emperor Sujin (son) Mimatsuhime (daughter) Oketsuhime (wife) Hikoimasu (son) Washihime (wife) Taketayohadzurawake (son) Burial place: misasagi in Isakaha Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Kōgen  * Successor Emperor Sujin Emperor Kaika[...]

Fujiwara no Manatsu

Fujiwara no Manatsu

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Uchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (brother) Fujiwara no Onatsu (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Manatsu Fujiwara no Manatsu (藤原 真夏) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Torikai

Fujiwara no Torikai

Period: Nara Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Fusasaki (father) Fujiwara no Nagate (brother) Fujiwara no Matate (brother) Fujiwara no Kiyokawa (brother) Fujiwara no Uona (brother) Fujiwara no Oguromaro (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Torikai Fujiwara no Torikai (藤原 鳥養) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically[...]

Fujiwara no Fuyuo

Fujiwara no Fuyuo

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Toyohiko (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Fuyuo Fujiwara no Fuyuo (藤原 冬緒) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Kyōke branch. He was the son of Fujiwara no Toyohiko.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha[...]

Fujiwara no Toyohiko

Fujiwara no Toyohiko

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Hamanari (father) Fujiwara no Fuyuo (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Toyohiko Fujiwara no Toyohiko was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Kyōke branch of the family. He was the son of Fujiwara no Hamanari and father of Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Sadatsugu

Fujiwara no Sadatsugu

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Muchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Toyonari (brother) Fujiwara no Nakamaro (brother) Fujiwara no Otomaro (brother) Fujiwara no Kosemaro (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Sadatsugu Fujiwara no Sadatsugu was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Nanke Branch of the family. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Kosemaro

Fujiwara no Kosemaro

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Muchimaro (father) Fujiwara no Toyonari (brother) Fujiwara no Nakamaro (brother) Fujiwara no Otomaro (brother) Fujiwara no Sadatsugu (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kosemaro Fujiwara no Kosemaro (藤原 巨勢麻呂) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Nanke Branch of the[...]

Fujiwara no Otoaki

Fujiwara no Otoaki

Period: – Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tsuginawa (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Otoaki Fujiwara no Otoaki was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Nanke Branch of the family. He was the son of Fujiwara no Tsuginawa.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.[...]

Jien

Jien

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Buddhist Monk, daisōjō Family: Fujiwara no Tadamichi (father) Kanoe no Motozane (brother) Fujiwara no Motofusa (brother) Kujō no Kanezane (brother) Fujiwara no Kanefusa (brother) Fujiwara no Masako (sister) Fujiwara no Ikushi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Teishi (adopted sister) Birth: c.1155AD Death: 1225AD Jien Jien[...]

Fujiwara no Takasuke

Fujiwara no Takasuke

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Painter Family: Fujiwara no Nagataka (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Takasuke Fujiwara no Takasuke (藤原 隆祐) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living in the mid 14th Century. He was the son of Fujiwara no Nagataka and was also his student. During his lifetime[...]

Fujiwara no Tomoyasu

Fujiwara no Tomoyasu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Scholar Family: Fujiwara no Michitsuna no Haha (daughter) Fujiwara no Tadataka (father) Birth:12th Century Death: – Fujiwara no Tomoyasu Fujiwara no Tomoyasu (藤原倫寧) (Fujiwara no Michiyasu?2) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living in the 12th Century. During his lifetime he was a scholar.1 He[...]

Fujiwara no Saneuji

Fujiwara no Saneuji

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Monk Family: Fujiwara no Yoshiko (daughter) Birth: 1194AD Death: after 1269AD Fujiwara no Saneuji Fujiwara no Saneuji (藤原 実氏) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1194-1269AD. In 1246AD he was appointed as dajō daijin and later in 1260AD became a buddhist monk under[...]

Wakugo

Wakugo

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princes Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Wakugo Wakugo (若子宿禰) was said to have been the son of Takeuchi no Sukune in the Kojiki. He[...]

Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko

Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princes Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (葛城襲津彦) was said to have been the son of Takeuchi no Sukune in the Kojiki. He[...]

Kinotsunu

Kinotsunu

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kinotsunu Kinotsunu (紀角) was said to be the son of Takeuchi no Sukune in the Kojiki. He[...]

Hegurinotsuki

Hegurinotsuki

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hegurinotsuki Hegurinotsuki (平群 木菟) was said to have been the son of Takeuchi no Sukune in the Kojiki. He[...]

Soga no Ishikawa

Soga no Ishikawa

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Kosenookara (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Soga no Ishikawa Soga no Ishikawa (蘇我 石川) was said to have been the son of Takeuchi no[...]

Kosenookara

Kosenookara

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Hatanoyashiro (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kosenookara Kosenookara (許勢 小柄) was said to have been the son of Takeuchi no Sukune in[...]

Hatanoyashiro

Hatanoyashiro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Takeuchi no Sukune (father) Kosenookara (brother) Soga no Ishikawa (brother) Hegurinotsuki (brother) Kinotsunu (brother) Mato of Kume (sister) Princess Nunoiro (sister) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (brother) Wakugo (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hatanoyashiro Hatanoyashiro (羽田 矢代) was said to have been the son of Takeuchi no Sukune in[...]

Udzuhiko

Udzuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Yamashitakage (sister) Birth: – Death: – Udzuhiko Udzuhiko (莵道彦) was the older brother of Yamashitakage and is said to have been the ancestor of the ki no kuni no miyatsuko no aya.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of[...]

Umashi Uchi

Umashi Uchi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Hikofutooshimakoto (father) Takachinahime (mother) Birth: – Death: – Umashi Uchi Umashi Uchi (甘美内宿禰) is said to have been the son of Hikofutooshimakoto and Takachinahime. This is mentioned in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient[...]

Chonabi

Chonabi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Takachinahime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Chonabi Chonabi was the sister of Takachinahime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Yamashiro no Uchi no Omi as well as the Wohari no Muraji.This is mentioned in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Hikofutooshimakoto

Hikofutooshimakoto

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōgen (father) Ikagashikome (mother) Takachinahime (wife) Umashi Uchi (son) Yamashitakage (wife) Takeuchi no Sukune (son/grandson?) Birth: – Death: – Hikofutooshimakoto Hikofutooshimakoto (彦太忍信命) was the son of Emperor Kōgen and Ikagashikome.12 The nihongi says that he was the grandfather of Takeuchi no Sukune.2 The[...]

Takehaniyasuhiko

Takehaniyasuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōgen (father) Haniyasuhime (mother) Atabime (wife) Birth: – Death: – Takehaniyasuhiko Takehaniyasuhiko (武埴安彦命) was the son of Emperor Kōgen and Haniyasuhime.123 During the reign of Emperor Sujin he planned to rise up against him and attack.123 In the kojiki it says that Ohobiko[...]

Sukunabikookokoro

Sukunabikookokoro

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōgen (father) Uchishikome (mother) Emperor Kaika (brother) Ohobiko (brother) Yamatotohime (sister?) Birth: – Death: – Sukunabikookokoro Sukunabikookokoro (少彦男心命) is said to have been the second son of Emperor Kōgen and Uchishikome. This is mentioned in the kojiki.12 He is mentioned in an alternative version of[...]

Fujiwara no Ienari

Fujiwara no Ienari

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Narichika (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Ienari Fujiwara no Ienari (藤原 家成) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the father of Fujiwara no Narichika.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University Press.[...]

Hikoinakoshiwake

Hikoinakoshiwake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Ohobiko (father) Takenumakahawake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hikoinakoshiwake Hikoinakoshiwake was the son of Ohobiko and brother of Takenumakahawake. He is said to be the ancestor to the Kashihade no Omi in the kojiki.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An[...]

Takenumakahawake

Takenumakahawake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Shido Shogun / Five Daibu Family: Ohobiko (father) Hikoinakoshiwake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Takenumakahawake Takenumakahawake (武渟川別) was the son of Ohobiko and brother of Hikoinakoshiwake. He said to be the ancestor of the Abe no Omi in the kojiki.v Reign of Emperor Sujin[...]

Ohobiko

Ohobiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Shido Shogun Family: Emperor Kōgen (father) Uchishikome (mother) Emperor Kaika (brother) Sukunabikookokoro (brother) Yamatotohime (sister) Takenumakahawake (son) Hikoinakoshiwake (son) Mimakihime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Ohobiko Ohobiko (大彦命) was the son of Emperor Kōgen and Uchishikome. Family He was the brother to Emperor Kaika, Yamatotohime12 and[...]

Utsushikoo

Utsushikoo

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: Uchishikome (sister) Ikagashikome (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Utsushikoo Utsushikoo (内色許男命) is said to have been the brother of Uchishikome (wife of Emperor Kōgen) and father to Ikagashikome).12 He is said to have been the ancestor to the Hodzumi no Omi in the kojiki.12[...]

Emperor Kōgen

Emperor Kōgen

Reign: 214-158BC Born: 273BC Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Kuwashi Hime (mother) Uchishikome (wife) Ohobiko (son) Emperor Kaika (son) Sukunabikookokoro (son) Yamatotohime (daughter) Ikagashikome (concubine) Hikofutooshimakoto (son) Haniyasuhime (concubine) Takehaniyasuhiko (son) Burial place: misasagi on Tsurugi Lake Order of Succession: Predecessor Emperor Kōrei  * Successor Emperor Kaika Emperor Kōgen[...]

Hikosashikatawake

Hikosashikatawake

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Yamatonokunikahime (mother) Yamatototowakayabime (sister) Yamatototohimomosobime (sister) Kibitsuhiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hikosashikatawake Hikosashikatawake (日子刺肩別命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei and Yamatonokunikahime. He was the brother of Yamatototohimomosobime, Yamatototowakayabime and Kibitsuhiko.12 In the kojiki he is said to be the Ancestor of the[...]

Kibitsuhiko

Kibitsuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Shido Shogun Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Yamatonokunikahime (mother) Yamatototowakayabime (sister) Yamatototohimomosobime (sister) Hikosashikatawake (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kibitsuhiko Kibitsuhiko (吉備津彦命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei and Yamatonokunikahime. He was the brother of Yamatototohimomosobime, Yamatototowakayabime12 and Hikosashikatawake.1 In the kojiki he is given an alternative name[...]

Hikosajima

Hikosajima

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Haeirode (mother) Wakatakehiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Hikosajima Hikosajima (彦狭島命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei and Haeirodo12 and brother to Wakatakehiko.2 In the kojiki his name differs slightly to the nihongi where he is called Hikosamame.2 He is listed as the Ancestor[...]

Wakatakehiko

Wakatakehiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōrei (father) Haeirode (mother) Hikosajima (brother) Birth: – Death: – Wakatakehiko Wakatakehiko (稚武彦命) was the son of Emperor Kōrei and Haeirodo12 and brother of Hikosajima.2 He is listed as the ancestor to the Kibi no Omi1 more specifically the ancestor to the Shimotsumichi in Kibi[...]

Emperor Kōrei

Emperor Kōrei

Reign: 290-215BC Born: 342BC Period: Legendery Period Family: Emperor Kōan (father) Oshihime (mother) Kuwashi Hime (wife) Emperor Kōgen (son) Haeirodo (concubine) Wakatakehiko (son) Hikosajima (son) Yamato no kunikahime (concubine) Yamatototohimomosobime (daughter) Kibitsuhiko (son) Yamatototowakayabime (daughter) Hikosashikatawake (son) Chijihayamawaka (concubine) Chijihayahime (daughter) Burial place: misasagi on Mumazaka at Kataoka. Order of[...]

Fujiwara no Tsunetsugu

Fujiwara no Tsunetsugu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Ambassador Family: – Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tsunetsugu Fujiwara no Tsunetsugu (藤原 常嗣) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan from the 9th Century. He was an ambasador to the Chinese court in 838AD and was accompanied by the monk Ennin. He would be[...]

Kujō Yoritsugu

Kujō Yoritsugu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: shōgun Family: Kujō Yoritsune (father) Birth: 1239AD Death: 1256AD Kujō Yoritsugu Kujō Yoritsugu (九条 頼嗣) was a member of the Kujō Family living from 1239-1256AD, he was the son of Kujō Yoritsune. During his life his was appointed shōgun of the Kamakura Bakufu in 1244 after[...]

Fujiwara no Yukinaga

Fujiwara no Yukinaga

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Artist Family:- Birth: 1202AD Death: after 1221AD Fujiwara no Yukinaga Fujiwara no Yukinaga was a member of the Fujiwara clan living from 1202 to some time after 1221. During his lifetime he was a painter in the Yamato-e style and is thought to have perhaps illustrated[...]

Fujiwara no Nagataka

Fujiwara no Nagataka

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Painter, Monk Family: Fujiwara no Ienobu (father) Fujiwara no Takasuke (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Nagataka Fujiwara no Nagataka was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living in the 13th Century. He was a painter in the Yamato-e style and was also a Buddhist[...]

Fujiwara no Ienobu

Fujiwara no Ienobu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Nagataka (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Ienobu Fujiwara no Ienobu was a member of the Fujiwara Clan from the 13th Century. It is known that he studied alongside his son Fujiwara no Nagataka in Kyoto.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated[...]

Fujiwara no Narichika

Fujiwara no Narichika

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Ienari (father) Fujiwara no Naritsune (son) Birth: 1138AD Death: 1178AD Fujiwara no Narichika Fujiwara no Narichika (藤原 成親) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, living from 1138-1178AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Ienari and had a son by the[...]

Fujiwara no Naritsune

Fujiwara no Naritsune

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Narichika (father) Birth: – Death: 1202AD Fujiwara no Naritsune Fujiwara no Naritsune (藤原 成経), was a member of the Fujiwara Clan and son of Fujiwara no Narichika. He was exiled during his lifetime and died in 1202.1 Footnotes 1.[...]

Fujiwara no Nobuyori

Fujiwara no Nobuyori

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadakata (father) Birth: 1133AD Death: 1159AD Fujiwara no Nobuyori Fujiwara no Nobuyori (藤原 信頼) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1133-1159. He was the son of Fujiwara no Tadakata. During his lifetime he sided with the Minamoto Clan during[...]

Tosa Tsunetaka

Tosa Tsunetaka

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Artist Family: Fujiwara no Takayoshi (grandfather) Birth: 12th Century Death: – Tosa Tsunetaka Tosa Tsunetaka (土佐 行光), also known as Fujiwara no Tsunetaka (藤原 行光) was the grandson of Fujiwara no Takayoshi, living in the 12th Century. He also held the title of Gon no Kami.[...]

Fujiwara no Tamekane

Fujiwara no Tamekane

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: Poet Family: – Birth: 1254AD Death: 1332AD Fujiwara no Tamekane Fujiwara no Tamekane (藤原 為兼) was a was a member of the Fujiwara Clan living from 1254-1332. He was a poet and compiled the Gyokuyō-shū in 1312. He was also known as Kyōgoku.1 Footnotes 1. Louis[...]

Fujiwara no Sumitomo

Fujiwara no Sumitomo

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Provincial Officer of Iyo Province Family: Fujiwara no Yoshinori (father) Birth: – Death: 941AD Fujiwara no Sumitomo Fujiwara no Sumitomo (藤原 光隆) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Yoshinori and died in 941AD after leading a failed rebellion.1[...]

Fujiwara no Mitsutaka

Fujiwara no Mitsutaka

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Ietaka (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Mitsutaka Fujiwara no Mitsutaka (藤原 光隆) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He is known to have been the father of Fujiwara no Ietaka.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002)[...]

Fujiwara no Moronaga

Fujiwara no Moronaga

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Dajō daijin Family: Fujiwara no Yorinaga (father) Fujiwara no Masako (sister) Fujiwara no Kanenaga (brother) Birth: 1138AD Death: 1192AD Fujiwara no Moronaga Fujiwara no Moronaga (藤原 師長) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan, living from 1138-1192AD.[...]

Saionji Kintsune

Saionji Kintsune

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Waka Poet, Chancellor of the Realm, Monk. Family: Elder sister (who was Teika’s wife) Birth: 1171D Death: 1244AD Saionji Kintsune Saionji Kintsune (西園寺 公経) was the founder of the Saionji Family (a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan), living from 1171-1244AD. His elder sister was the[...]

Fujiwara no Tsuneyoshi

Fujiwara no Tsuneyoshi

Period: Nara Period? Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadabumi (son) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tsuneyoshi Fujiwara no Tsuneyoshi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. He is known to have been the father of Fujiwara no Tadabumi.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe Roth (2002) “Japan Encyclopedia”. London: Harvard University[...]

Fujiwara no Taneie

Fujiwara no Taneie

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Taneie Fujiwara no Taneie was a member of the Fujiwara Clan. During his lifetime he was one of the authors of the Zoku kokin wakashū alongside Fujiwara no Mitsutoshi, Fujiwara no Motoie and Fujiwara no Yukiie.1 Footnotes 1. Louis Frederic, translated by Kathe[...]

Fujiwara no Tadabumi

Fujiwara no Tadabumi

Period: Nara Period / Heian Period Occupation: General of the Imperial Troops, sei-i-tai-shōgun Family: Fujiwara no Tsuneyoshi (father) Birth: 873AD Death: 947AD Fujiwara no Tadabumi Fujiwara no Tadabumi (藤原 忠文) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, living from 873-947, he was the son of Fujiwara no Tsuneyoshi. He was also[...]

Matsudono Moroie

Matsudono Moroie

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: kampaku Family: Matsudono Motofusa (father) Matsudono Mototsugu (son) Matsudono Tadafusa (brother) Fujiwara no Iefusa (brother) Fujiwara no Takatada (brother) Birth: – Death: – Matsudono Moroie Matsudono Moroie (松殿 師家), was a member of the Matsudono Family and son of Matsudono Motofusa. He was appointed kampaku in 1183 and[...]

Matsudono Motofusa

Matsudono Motofusa

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Sesshō, Dajō daijin, kampaku Family: Fujiwara no Tadamichi (father) Matsudono Moroie (son) Matsudono Tadafusa (son) Fujiwara no Iefusa (son) Fujiwara no Takatada (son) Birth:1144AD Death: 1230AD Matsudono Motofusa Matsudono Motofusa (松殿 基房), also known as Fujiwara no Motofusa (藤原 基房) was a member of the Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshikado

Fujiwara no Yoshikado

Period: Nara Period Occupation: Dajō daijin Family: Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (father) Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Junshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagara (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshiyo (brother) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Fujiwara no Takafuji (son) Fujiwara no Toshimoto (son) Birth: 8th Century Death: – Fujiwara no Yoshikado Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Yukiie

Fujiwara no Yukiie

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: 1223AD Death: 1275AD Fujiwara no Yukiie Fujiwara no Yukiie was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, living from 1223-1275. During his lifetime he was a poet and also one of the authors of the Zoku kokin wakashū alongside Fujiwara no Mitsutoshi, Fujiwara no[...]