Fujiwara no Ikushi

Fujiwara no Ikushi (藤原 育子; 1146 – September 23, 1173) was an Empress consort of Japan. She was the consort of Emperor Nijō of Japan and foster mother of Emperor Rokujō.

Fujiwara no Ikushi
藤原育子
Empress consort of Japan
TenureMarch 6, 1162 – September 23, 1173
Born1146
DiedSeptember 23, 1173(1173-09-23) (aged 26–27)
SpouseEmperor Nijō
HouseYamato
FatherTokudaiji Saneyoshi
MotherMinamoto no Toshiko (源俊子)

In the same year of Emperor Rokujō's abdication, Fujiwara took tonsure as a Buddhist nun.

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Japanese royalty
Preceded by
Princess Yoshiko (Nijō)
Empress consort of Japan
1162–1173
Succeeded by
Taira no Tokuko