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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[...]