Fujiwara no Nakahira

Fujiwara no Nakahira (藤原仲平, 875–945), also known as Biwa no daijin, was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.[1]

Fujiwara no Nakahira
Born875
Died945
NationalityJapanese
ParentsFujiwara no Mototsune (father)

In 945 he took tonsure as a Buddhist monk and died the same year. His Dharma name was Seikan (静寛).

Career at courtEdit

He was a minister during the reigns of Emperor Daigo and Emperor Suzaku.[1]

GenealogyEdit

This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Mototsune.[1] Nakahira's brothers were Fujiwara no Tokihira and Fujiwara no Tadahira.[4]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Nakahira" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 207, p. 207, 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. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 135., p. 135, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Naka fira", pre-Hepburn romanization
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 138., p. 138, at Google Books
  4. ^ Brinkley, p. 241., p. 241, at Google Books

ReferencesEdit

  • Brinkley, Frank and Dairoku Kikuchi. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era. New York: Encyclopædia Britannica. OCLC 413099
  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128
  • Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon (Nihon Odai Ichiran). Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691