Fujiwara no Kanemichi

Fujiwara no Kanemichi (藤原 兼通, 925 – December 20, 977) was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.[1]

Fujiwara no Kanemichi
Born925
DiedDecember 20, 977
NationalityJapanese
ParentsFujiwara no Morosuke (father)

CareerEdit

Kanemichi served as a minister during the reign of Emperor En'yū. His chief rival was his younger brother, Kaneie, who was also raised to the position of regent during a different time frame.

GenealogyEdit

This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Morosuke.[1] He was the second son. The Honda clan claims descent from him.[4]

Kanemichi had four brothers: Kaneie,[5] Kinsue,[6] Koretada,[7] and Tamemitsu.[8]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Tokihira" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 203, p. 203, at Google Books; Brinkley, Frank et al. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era, p. 203., p. 203, at Google Books
  2. ^ a b Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 145., p. 145, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Kane mitsi", pre-Hepburn romanization
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 146., p. 146, at Google Books
  4. ^ Papinot, Edmond (1906). Dictionnaire d'histoire et de géographie du Japon (in French). p. 199.
  5. ^ Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Kaneie" at p. 203, p. 203, at Google Books
  6. ^ Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Kinsue" at p. 204, p. 204, at Google Books
  7. ^ Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Koretada" at p. 205, p. 205, at Google Books
  8. ^ Brinkley, p. 259., p. 259, at Google Books

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