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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.2 In the 90th year of his reign, he sends Tajima Mori to[...]

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 made 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[...]

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: 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. He was the great-grandfather of Kiyohiko. He brought a gift of three gems (Habuto, Ashidaka and Ukaka) as well[...]

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[...]

Amano Yukaha Tana

Amano Yukaha Tana

Amano Yukaha Tana Amano Yukaha Tana. We are a wiki as well as a Blog and podcast site which is constantly and steadily growing. Bringing to you all aspects of Japanese history. It is going to be a project which will expand continuously over the coming years. And we hope[...]

Yamanobe no Ohotaka

Yamanobe no Ohotaka

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Yamanobe no Ohotaka Yamanobe no Ohotaka is a man seen in the kojiki during the exploits to try and get Prince Homutsuwake to speak. Though the prince had grown into a man he still could not speak, however, one[...]

Kihisatsumi

Kihisatsumi

Period: Legendary Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Kihisatsumi Kihisatsumi is said to have been the ancestor of the Representatives of Izumo. During the events surrounding trying to get Prince Homutsuwake to learn to speak it is said he made a mountain adorned with green leaves and[...]

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[...]

Inpumon’in no Tayū

Inpumon’in no Tayū

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Fujiwara no Nobunari (father) Birth: c.1130 Death:  c.1200 Inpumon’in no Tayū Inpumon’in no Tayū (殷富門院大輔) was a Japanese poet and daughter to Fujiwara no Nobunari who lived from c.1130-c.1200. During her lifetime she served Princess Ryoshi. She was held in[...]

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[...]

Takashina no Takako

Takashina no Takako

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet Family: Fujiwara no Michitaka (husband) Fujiwara no Teishi (daughter) Fujiwara no Korechika (son) Birth: – Death: 996AD Takashina no Takako Takashina no Takako (高階 貴子) was a Japanese poet who died in 996AD. She was the wife of Fujiwara no Michitaka and mother to several children[...]

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[...]

Lady Ukon

Lady Ukon

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Poet / Lady-in-waiting Family: Fujiwara no Suenawa (father? brother?) Birth: fl.10th century Death: – Lady Ukon Lady Ukon (右近) was the daughter or younger sister of Fujiwara no Suenawa who flourished during the 10th century. During her life she was a poet and lady-in-waiting to Fujiwara[...]

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)[...]

Lady Ise

Lady Ise

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tsugukage (father) Nakatsukasa (daughter) Birth: c.875AD Death: c.938AD Lady Ise Lady Ise (伊勢) was the daughter of Fujiwara no Tsugukage, and therefore a member of the Fujiwara Clan. She was also the mother to Nakatsukasa. She is thought to have lived from[...]

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 Sonshi

Kujō Sonshi

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Kujō Michiie (father) Kujō Yoritsune (brother) Kujō Norizane (brother) Nijō Yoshizane (brother) Ichijō Sanetsune (brother) Birth: – Death: – Kujō Sonshi Kujō Sonshi (九条 竴子) was a member of the Kujō family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. She was the daughter of Kujō[...]

Kujō Risshi

Kujō Risshi

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

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[...]

Kujō Ninshi

Kujō Ninshi

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

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”.[...]

Matsudono Tadafusa

Matsudono Tadafusa

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Motofusa (father) Matsudono Yoshitsugu (son) Matsudono Kanetsugu (son) Matsudono Moroie (brother) Fujiwara no Iefusa (brother) Fujiwara no Takatada (brother) Birth: – Death: 1274AD Matsudono Tadafusa Matsudono Tadafusa (松殿 忠房) was a member of the Matsudono Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Mototada

Fujiwara no Mototada

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Takatada (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Mototada Fujiwara no Mototada (藤原 基忠) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan and son of Fujiwara no Takatada.1 He didn’t take his grandfathers family name of Matsudono (need to find a reference why) Footnotes[...]

Fujiwara no Takatada

Fujiwara no Takatada

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Motofusa (father) Fujiwara no Mototada (son) Matsudono Tadafusa (brother) Matsudono Moroie (brother) Fujiwara no Iefusa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Takatada Fujiwara no Takatada (藤原 隆忠) was the son of Matsudono Motofusa and father of Fujiwara no Mototada.1 He didn’t take his fathers[...]

Fujiwara no Iefusa

Fujiwara no Iefusa

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Motofusa (father) Matsudono Tadafusa (brother) Matsudono Moroie (brother) Fujiwara no Takatada (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Iefusa Fujiwara no Iefusa (藤原 家房) was the son of Matsudono Motofusa.1 He didn’t take his fathers family name of Matsudono (need to find a reference[...]

Matsudono Mototsugu

Matsudono Mototsugu

Period: Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Matsudono Moroie (father) Birth: – Death: – Matsudono Mototsugu Matsudono Mototsugu (松殿 基嗣) was a member of the Matsudono Family and the son of Matsudono Moroie.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.[...]

Konoe Chōshi

Konoe Chōshi

Period:Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Konoe Iezane (father) Takatsukasa Kanehira (brother) Konoe Kanetsune (brother) Birth: – Death: – Konoe Chōshi Konoe Chōshi was a member of the Konoe Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. She was the daughter of Konoe Iezane.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia”. Tokyo: Kodansha Ltd.[...]

Konoe Kanetsune

Konoe Kanetsune

Period:Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Konoe Iezane (father) Takatsukasa Kanehira (brother) Konoe Chōshi (sister) Birth: 1210AD Death: 1259AD Konoe Kanetsune Konoe Kanetsune (近衛 兼経) was a member of the Konoe Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. Living from 1210-1259AD he was the son of Konoe Iezane.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan:[...]

Takatsukasa Kanehira

Takatsukasa Kanehira

Period:Kamakura Period Occupation: Dajō daijin / kampaku Family: Konoe Iezane (father) Konoe Kanetsune (brother) Konoe Chōshi (sister) Birth: 1227AD Death: 1294AD Takatsukasa Kanehira Takatsukasa Kanehira (鷹司 兼平) was the founder of the Takatsukasa Family, a descendant of the Konoe Family. Living from 1227 to 1394AD he was the son of Konoe[...]

Konoe Michitsune

Konoe Michitsune

Period: Heian Period / Kamakura Period Occupation: – Family: Konoe Motomichi (father) Konoe Iezane (brother) Birth: – Death: – Konoe Michitsune Konoe Michitsune (近衞 道経) was a member of the Kanoe Family, a descendant of the Fujiwara Clan. He was the son of Konoe Motomichi.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan:[...]

Fujiwara no Kanefusa

Fujiwara no Kanefusa

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadamichi (father) Kanoe no Motozane (brother) Fujiwara no Motofusa (brother) Kujō no Kanezane (brother) Fujiwara no Ikushi (sister) Jien (brother) Fujiwara no Masako (sister) Fujiwara no Teishi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kanefusa Fujiwara no Kanefusa (藤原 兼房)[...]

Fujiwara no Ikushi

Fujiwara no Ikushi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tadamichi (father) Kanoe no Motozane (brother) Fujiwara no Motofusa (brother) Kujō no Kanezane (brother) Fujiwara no Kanefusa (brother) Jien (brother) Fujiwara no Masako (sister) Fujiwara no Teishi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Ikushi Fujiwara no Ikushi (藤原[...]

Fujiwara no Kanenaga

Fujiwara no Kanenaga

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yorinaga (father) Fujiwara no Masako (sister) Fujiwara no Moronaga (brother) Birth: 1138AD Death: 1158AD Fujiwara no Kanenaga Fujiwara no Kanenaga (藤原 兼長) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. Living from 1138-1158AD he was the son[...]

Fujiwara no Tadanori

Fujiwara no Tadanori

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morozane (father) Fujiwara no Norinaga (son) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Moromichi (brother) Fujiwara no Tadanori (brother) Fujiwara no Ietada (brother) Fujiwara no Michifusa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tadanori Fujiwara no Tadanori (藤原 忠教) was a[...]

Fujiwara no Tsunezane

Fujiwara no Tsunezane

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morozane (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Moromichi (brother) Fujiwara no Tadanori (brother) Fujiwara no Ietada (brother) Fujiwara no Michifusa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Tsunezane Fujiwara no Tsunezane (藤原 経実) was a member of the Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Ietada

Fujiwara no Ietada

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morozane (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Moromichi (brother) Fujiwara no Tadanori (brother) Fujiwara no Tsunezane (brother) Fujiwara no Michifusa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Ietada Fujiwara no Ietada (藤原 家忠) was a member of the[...]

Fujiwara no Michifusa

Fujiwara no Michifusa

Fujiwara no Michifusa can refer to two people of the same name. Son of Morozane Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morozane (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (adopted sister) Fujiwara no Moromichi (brother) Fujiwara no Tadanori (brother) Fujiwara no Tsunezane (brother) Fujiwara no Ietada (brother) Birth: 1057AD[...]

Fujiwara no Genshi

Fujiwara no Genshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yorimichi (father) Fujiwara no Morozane (brother) Fujiwara no Michifusa (brother) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Birth: 1016AD Death: 1039AD Fujiwara no Genshi Fujiwara no Genshi (藤原 嫄子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the[...]

Fujiwara no Kaneyori

Fujiwara no Kaneyori

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yorimune (father) Fujiwara no Enshi (sister) Fujiwara no Toshiie (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kaneyori Fujiwara no Kaneyori (藤原 兼頼) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Yorimune

Fujiwara no Yorimune

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Kaneyori (son) Fujiwara no Toshiie (son) Fujiwara no Enshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie (brother) Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Dōshi

Fujiwara no Dōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshinaga (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Dōshi Fujiwara no Dōshi (藤原 道子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshinaga.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An Illustrated[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshinaga

Fujiwara no Yoshinaga

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshinobu (father) Fujiwara no Dōshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Moshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yoshinaga Fujiwara no Yoshinaga (藤原 能長) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Moshi

Fujiwara no Moshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yoshinobu (father) Fujiwara no Yoshinaga (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Moshi Fujiwara no Moshi (藤原 茂子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Yoshinobu.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha.[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshinobu

Fujiwara no Yoshinobu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Yoshinaga (son) Fujiwara no Moshi (daughter) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie (brother) Fujiwara no[...]

Fujiwara no Nobunaga

Fujiwara no Nobunaga

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Norimichi (father) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Shinshi (sister) Birth: 1022AD Death: 1094AD Fujiwara no Nobunaga Fujiwara no Nobunaga (藤原 信長)was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Norimichi[...]

Fujiwara no Shinshi

Fujiwara no Shinshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Norimichi (father) Fujiwara no Kanshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nobunaga (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Shinshi Fujiwara no Shinshi (真子)was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. She was the daughter of Fujiwara no Norimichi.1[...]

Fujiwara no Nagaie

Fujiwara no Nagaie

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

Fujiwara no Kanshi

Fujiwara no Kanshi

Fujiwara no Kanshi can refer to four people with the same name. Daughter of Michinaga Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michinaga (father) Fujiwara no Kenshi (sister) Fujiwara no Ishi (sister) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Fujiwara no Kishi (sister) Fujiwara no Seishi (sister) Fujiwara no Shōshi (sister) Fujiwara no Nagaie[...]

Fujiwara no Kishi

Fujiwara no Kishi

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

Fujiwara no Sonshi

Fujiwara no Sonshi

Fujiwara no Sonshi can refer to two people with the same name. Daughter of Michikane Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michikane (father) Fujiwara no Kanetaka (brother) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Sonshi (藤原 尊子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this[...]

Fujiwara no Kanetaka

Fujiwara no Kanetaka

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Michikane (father) Daini no Sanmi (wife) Fujiwara no Sonshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kanetaka Fujiwara no Kanetaka (藤原 兼隆) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of this clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Michikane1[...]

Fujiwara no Chōshi

Fujiwara no Chōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Suishi (sister) Birth: – Death: 982AD Fujiwara no Chōshi Fujiwara no Chōshi (藤原 超子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan,[...]

Fujiwara no Suishi

Fujiwara no Suishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kaneie (father) Fujiwara no Michitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Michikane (brother) Fujiwara no Michinaga (brother) Fujiwara no Michitsuna (brother) Fujiwara no Senshi (sister) Fujiwara no Chōshi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Suishi Fujiwara no Suishi (藤原 綏子) was a member of the Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Yoshikane

Fujiwara no Yoshikane

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Koretada (father) Fujiwara no Yoshitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Kaishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yoshikane Fujiwara no Yoshikane was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Koretada.1 Footnotes[...]

Fujiwara no Kaishi

Fujiwara no Kaishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Koretada (father) Fujiwara no Yoshitaka (brother) Fujiwara no Yoshikane (brother) Birth: 945AD Death: 975AD Fujiwara no Kaishi Fujiwara no Kaishi (藤原 懐子) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. Living from 945-975AD she was the[...]

Fujiwara no Yukitsune

Fujiwara no Yukitsune

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Yukinari (father) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Yukitsune Fujiwara no Yukitsune (藤原 行経) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch of the clan. He was the son of Fujiwara no Yukinari.1 Footnotes 1. Kodansha. (1993) ”Japan: An[...]

Fujiwara no Asateru

Fujiwara no Asateru

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kanemichi (father) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Fujiwara no Akimitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tokimitsu (brother) Birth: – Death: 995AD Fujiwara no Asateru Fujiwara no Asateru (藤原 朝光) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specificially the Hokke Branch of the clan. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Tokimitsu

Fujiwara no Tokimitsu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Kanemichi (father) Fujiwara no Koshi (sister) Fujiwara no Akimitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Asateru (brother) Birth: – Death: 1015AD Fujiwara no Tokimitsu Fujiwara no Tokimitsu (藤原 時光) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hoke Branch of the clan. He was[...]

Fujiwara no Kiminobu

Fujiwara no Kiminobu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (father) Fujiwara no Tadanobu (brother) Fujiwara no Michinobu (son) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Kiminobu Fujiwara no Kiminobu (藤原 公信) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. He was the son of Fujiwara[...]

Fujiwara no Tadanobu

Fujiwara no Tadanobu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (father) Fujiwara no Kiminobu (brother) Fujiwara no Michinobu (brother) Fujiwara no Teishi (sister) Birth: 967AD Death: 1035AD Fujiwara no Tadanobu Fujiwara no Tadanobu (藤原 斉信) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch.1 Living from 967-1035AD2 he was[...]

Fujiwara no Anshi

Fujiwara no Anshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tōshi (sister) Birth: 927AD Death: 964AD Fujiwara no Anshi Fujiwara no Anshi (藤原 安子) was a[...]

Fujiwara no Tōshi

Fujiwara no Tōshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Morosuke (father) Fujiwara no Koretada (brother) Fujiwara no Kanemichi (brother) Fujiwara no Kaneie (brother) Fujiwara no Kinsue (brother) Fujiwara no Takamitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (brother) Fujiwara no Anshi (sister) Birth: – Death: 975AD Fujiwara no Tōshi Fujiwara no Tōshi (藤原 登子) was[...]

Fujiwara no Sanesuke

Fujiwara no Sanesuke

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Udajin Family: Fujiwara no Naritoshi (father) Fujiwara no Saneyori (grandfather) Birth: 957AD Death: 1046AD Fujiwara no Sanesuke Fujiwara no Sanesuke (藤原 実資) was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch, living from 957-1046AD. He was the son of Fujiwara no Naritoshi but was later[...]

Fujiwara no Naritoshi

Fujiwara no Naritoshi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Sanesuke (son) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Keishi (sister) Fujiwara no Jutsushi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Naritoshi Fujiwara no Naritoshi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the[...]

Fujiwara no Keishi

Fujiwara no Keishi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother)  Fujiwara no Naritoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Jutsushi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Keishi Fujiwara no Keishi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. She was[...]

Fujiwara no Jutsushi

Fujiwara no Jutsushi

Period: Heian Period Occupation: – Family: Fujiwara no Saneyori (father) Fujiwara no Yoritada (brother) Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (brother)  Fujiwara no Naritoshi (brother) Fujiwara no Keishi (sister) Birth: – Death: – Fujiwara no Jutsushi Fujiwara no Jutsushi was a member of the Fujiwara Clan, more specifically the Hokke Branch. She was[...]

Ukatsukunu

Ukatsukunu

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Umashikarahisa (father) Birth: – Death: – Ukatsukunu Ukatsukunu (鸕濡渟) was the son of Umashikarahisa and is seen mentioned during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is entrusted alongside his father Umashikarahisa to take Sacred Treasures to Emperor Sujin after he requests to see them. Furune[...]

Umashikarahisa

Umashikarahisa

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Izumo Furune (brother) Ihiirine (brother) Ukatsukunu (son) Birth: – Death: – Umashikarahisa Umashikarahisa (甘美韓日狭) was the brother of Ihiirine and Izumo Furune seen mentioned during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is entrusted alongside his son Ukatsukunu to take Sacred Treasures to Emperor Sujin[...]

Ihiirine

Ihiirine

For the member of the Imperial Family see: Irine For the ancestor of the Haji Clan see: Iirine Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Izumo Furune (brother) Umashikarahisa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Ihiirine Ihiirine (飯入根) was the brother of Izumo Furune and Umashikarahisa. He gives over some sacred treasures[...]

Izumo Furune

Izumo Furune

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: Ihiirine (brother) Umashikarahisa (brother) Birth: – Death: – Izumo Furune Izumo Furune (出雲振根) was a man who resided over the Izumo Shrine, and the Sacred Treasures there that had once been brought to earth by the kami Takehiratori. He is said to have been[...]

Takemorosumi

Takemorosumi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Takemorosumi Takemorosumi (武諸隅命) is mentioned during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is sent by the Emperor to Izumo Shrine to retrieve Sacred Treasures that had once been brought to earth by the kami Takehiratori. He is said to[...]

Kiyohara no Fukayabu

Kiyohara no Fukayabu

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet, Family: Kiyohara no Motosuke (grand-son) Sei Shonagon (great-granddaughter) Prince Toneri (ancestor) Birth: fl.9th/10th Century Death: Kiyohara no Fukayabu Kiyohara no Fukayabu (清原 深養父) was a poet who flourished around the 9th and 10th centuries. He was a descendant of Prince Toneri, grandfather of Motosuke[...]

Hikokunibuku

Hikokunibuku

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Warrior / Five Daibu Family: – Birth: – Death: – Hikokunibuku Hikokunibuku is mentioned in the nihongi and kojiki. Reign of Emperor Sujin During the reign of Emperor Sujin he joins Ohobiko during the war against Takehaniyasuhiko going with him to Yamashiro Province to fight against[...]

Tambanochinushi

Tambanochinushi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Shido-Shogun Family: – Birth: – Death: – Tambanochinushi Tambanochinushi is mentioned in the nihongi as one of the four men sent out to subdue the provinces during the 10th year of the reign of Emperor Sujin.1 The kojiki does not make mention of him during this[...]

Ki no Tomonori

Ki no Tomonori

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet Family: Ki no Tsurayuki (cousin) Birth: Death: 905AD Ki no Tomonori Ki no Tomonori (紀 友則) was a poet who died around 905AD and is known to have been the cousin to Ki no Tsurayuki. In his life he helped in the compilation of[...]

Harumichi no Tsuraki

Harumichi no Tsuraki

Period: Heian Period Occupation: Waka Poet, Governor Family: Birth: Death: 920AD Harumichi no Tsuraki Harumichi no Tsuraki (春道 列樹) was a Japanese poet who died in 920AD. He graduated from the Imperial Univeristy in his lfietime and then became a Greater Secretary at Dazaifu. He was then given the position[...]

Ichishinonagaochi

Ichishinonagaochi

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: Shinto Priest Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ichishinonagaochi Ichishinonagaochi is someone we see mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Sujin. Ohominakuchino Sukune alongside Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime both had dreams saying that Ohotataneko needed to be placed as head priest of Ohomonomushi and Ichishinonagaochi as[...]

Ohominakuchino Sukune

Ohominakuchino Sukune

Period: Legendery Period Occupation: – Family: – Birth: – Death: – Ohominakuchino Sukune Ohominakuchino Sukune was a person mentioned in the nihongi during the reign of Emperor Sujin. He is said to have had a dream alongside Yamatototokamiasachihara Maguhashihime saying that Ohotataneko needed to be placed as head priest of Ohomonomushi and[...]