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

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.[...]

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.[...]

Wakakiiribiko

Wakakiiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Hibasuhime (mother) Emperor Keikō (brother) Ohonakatsuhiko (brother) Yamatohime (sister) Inishikinoiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Wakakiiribiko Wakakiiribiko (稚城瓊入彦命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Hibasuhime.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014) “Kojiki. An Account of Ancient Matters”. New[...]

Inishikinoiribiko

Inishikinoiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Suinin (father) Hibasuhime (mother) Emperor Keikō (brother) Ohonakatsuhiko (brother) Yamatohime (sister) Wakakiiribiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Inishikinoiribiko Inishikinoiribiko (五十瓊敷入彦命) was the son of Emperor Suinin and Hibasuhime. During his lifetime he is said to have lived in the Kahakami Palace in Totori and[...]

Yasakanoiribiko

Yasakanoiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Ōji Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Ohohiriki (brother) Nunakinobime (sister) Tohochinoiribime (sister) Yasakairihime (daughter) Birth: – Death: – Yasakanoiribiko Yasakanoiribiko (八坂入彦命) was the son of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime.123 He held the rank of Ōji.4 He is said to have been the father of Yasakairihime.145[...]

Ohohiriki

Ohohiriki

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Ohoamahime (mother) Yasakanoiribiko (brother) Nunakinobime (sister) Tohochinoiribime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Ohohiriki Ohohiriki (大入杵命) was the son of Emperor Sujin and Ohoamahime. He is said to be the ancestor of the Noto no Omi.12 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by[...]

Toyokiiribiko

Toyokiiribiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Princes Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi (mother) Toyosukiiribime (sister) Birth: – Death: – Toyokiiribiko Toyokiiribiko (豊城入彦命) was the son of Emperor Sujin and Tohotsunoayumemekuhashi.123 He is said to be the ancestor of the Kamitsuke no kimi and Shimotsuke no kimi.123 In the 48th year of his father reign,[...]

Izanomawaka

Izanomawaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Sujin (father) Mimakihime (mother) Emperor Suinin (brother) Kunikatahime (sister) Chijitsukuyamatohime (sister) Igahime (sister) Yamatohiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Izanomawaka Izanomawaka was the son of Emperor Sujin and Mimakihime.123 His name is alternatively written as Ikatsuruhiko (五十日鶴彦命) in the Nihongi.1 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G.[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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.[...]

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[...]

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)[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

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[...]

Prince Motoyoshi

Prince Motoyoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Emperor Yōzei (father) Birth: 890AD Death: 943AD Prince Motoyoshi Prince Motoyoshi (元良親王) was a member of the Imperial Family and son to Emperor Yōzei, living from 890-943AD. During his lifetime he was known to have been a great gallant and appears in several[...]

Okibi no Morosumi

Okibi no Morosumi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Kōan (father) Oshihime (mother) Emperor Kōrei (brother) Birth: – Death: – Okibi no Morosumi Okibi no Morosumi (大吉備諸進命) was the son of Emperor Kōan and Oshihime. He was also brother to the future Emperor Kōrei.1 Footnotes 1. Yasumaro. O, translated by Gustav Heldt. (2014)[...]

Shikitsuhiko

Shikitsuhiko

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Annei (father) Nunasoko Nakatsuhime (mother) Emperor Itoku (brother) Tokotsuhikoirone (brother) Birth: – Death: – Shikitsuhiko Shikitsuhiko was a son of Emperor Annei and Nunasoko Nakatsuhime. This is related in the Kojiki as well as an alternative version of the Nihongi.12 The main narrative of[...]

Tokotsuhikoirone

Tokotsuhikoirone

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Annei (father) Nunasoko Nakatsuhime (mother) Emperor Itoku (brother) Shikitsuhiko (brother) Birth: – Death: – Tokotsuhikoirone Tokotsuhikoirone was a son of Emperor Annei and Nunasoko Nakatsuhime. This is related in the Kojiki as well as an alternative version of the Nihongi.12 The main narrative[...]

Kamiyawimimi

Kamiyawimimi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Jimmu (father) Emperor Suizei (brother) Tagishimimi (half-brother) Birth: – Death: – Kamiyawimimi Kamiyawimimi (神八井耳命) was a son of Emperor Jimmu, brother to Emperor Suizei and half-brother to Tagishimimi. After learning of the plot to have him and his brother killed by his brother[...]

Tagishimimi

Tagishimimi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Jimmu (father) Ahiratsuhime (mother) Emperor Suizei (half-brother) Kamiyawimimi (half-brother) Birth: – Death: – Tagishimimi Tagishimimi (手研耳命) was a son of Emperor Jimmu and half brother to Emperor Suizei and Kamiyawimimi. His mother was Ahiratsuhime.1 After the death of his father he wished to see[...]

Prince Ōtsu

Prince Ōtsu

Period: Asuka Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Tenmu (father) Birth: – Death:- Prince Ōtsu Prince Ōtsu (大津皇子) was a Prince. He was disposed of by Empress Jitō as she considered him an obstacle in the ascension of her son Prince Kusakabe.1 Footnotes 1. Tsurumi, P. (1981) “Early Female Emperors” Historical[...]

Shōtoku Taisha

Shōtoku Taisha

Period: Asuka Period Family: Emperor Yōmei (father) Empress Suiko (aunt) Occupation: Prince, sesshō Shōtoku Taisha Shōtoku Taisha (聖徳太子) also known as Prince Umayado was the son of Emperor Yomei nephew of Empress Suiko. He is said to have been able to speak at birth and was an accomplished scholar, able[...]

Prince Kusakabe

Prince Kusakabe

Period: Asuka Period Occupation: Prince Family: Empress Jito (Mother), Emperor Tenmu (father) Emperor Monmu (son) Princess Abe (wife) Born: 661AD Died: 689AD Prince Kusakabe Prince Kusakabe (草壁皇子) was the son of Empress Jitō and Emperor Tenmu, and father to the later Emperor Monmu. His wife was Princess Abe. He was[...]

Prince Toneri

Prince Toneri

Period: Nara Period Family: Emperor Tenmu (father) Kiyohara no Fukayabu (descendant) Occupation: Prince Prince Toneri Prince Toneri (舎人親王) oversaw the creation of the Nihongi reputedly laying it before Empress Genshō alongside Ō no Yasumaro in 720AD.1 He is the ancestor of Kiyohara no Fukayabu.2 Footnotes 1. Aston. W.G. (1896) “Nihongi[...]

Prince Mayowa

Prince Mayowa

Period: Kofun Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Anko (uncle) Emperor Seinei (uncle) Prince Mayowa Prince Mayowa was the nephew of Emperor Anko. He killed his uncle during one of his drunken stupors when he decapitated him.1 Footnotes 1. Martin, P. (1997) ”The Chrysanthemum Throne”. Gloucestershire: Sutton Publishing Limited.[...]

Takeuchi no Sukune

Takeuchi no Sukune

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: Prince / Ōomi Family: Hikofutooshimakoto (father/grandfather) Yamashitakage (mother) Hatanoyashiro (son) Kosenookara (son) Soga no Ishikawa (son) Hegurinotsuki (son) Kinotsunu (son) Mato of Kume (daughter) Princess Nunoiro (daughter) Kadzurakinonagayenosotsubiko (son) Wakugo (son) Birth: – Death: – Takeuchi no Sukune Takeuchi no Sukune (武内宿禰) was the son of Yamashitakage and Hikofutooshimakoto[...]

Yamato Takeru

Yamato Takeru

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Prince Family: Emperor Keikō (father), Emperor Seimu (brother), Yamato Hime (aunt), Miyazu Hime (wife) Futajirihime (wife) Yamato Takeru Yamato Takeru (小碓命, Prince Ōsu) (The Brave of Yamato) is known to have been the second son of Emperor Keikō, said at the age of 16 to have[...]