Fujiwara no Tamemitsu

Fujiwara no Tamemitsu (藤原 為光) (942–992) was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.[1]

Fujiwara no Tamemitsu
Born942
Died992
NationalityJapanese
ParentsFujiwara no Morosuke (father)

CareerEdit

Tamemitsu served as a minister during the reigns of Emperor En'yū, Emperor Kazan and Emperor Go-Ichijō.

He is referred to as Kōtoku-kō (恒徳公) (posthumous name as Daijō Daijin).

Tamemitsu erected Hōjū-ji temple to mourn his daughter Shishi.

GenealogyEdit

This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Morosuke.[1] His mother was Imperial Princess Masako, daughter of Emperor Daigo.

Tamemitsu had four brothers: Kaneie,[3] Kanemichi,[4] Kinsue.[5] and Koretada.[6]

Marriages and ChildrenEdit

Tamemitsu was married to a daughter of Fujiwara no Atsutoshi (first son of Fujiwara no Saneyori). They had at least four children.

He was also married to a daughter of regent Fujiwara no Koretada.

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b Brinkley, Frank et al. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era, pp. 203, 259., p. 203, at Google Books
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 151, p. 151, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Tame kio", pre-Hepburn romanization
  3. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric et al. (2005). "Fujiwara no Kaneie" at Japan Encyclopedia, p. 203, p. 203, at Google Books
  4. ^ Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Kanemichi" at p. 203, p. 203, at Google Books
  5. ^ Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Kinsue" at p. 204, p. 204, at Google Books
  6. ^ Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Koretada" at p. 205, p. 205, 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
  • Hioki, Shōichi. (1936). 日本系譜綜覽 (Nihon keifu sōran). Tokyo: Kaizōsha. OCLC 24881833
  • Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric and Käthe Roth. (2005). Japan encyclopedia. Cambridge: Harvard University Press. ISBN 978-0-674-01753-5; OCLC 58053128
  • Owada, Tetsuo, Masako Sugawara and Atsushi Nitō. (2003). 日本史諸家系図人名辞典 (Nihonshi shoka keizu jinmei jiten). Tokyo: Kōdansha. ISBN 9784062115780; OCLC 675318472
  • 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