Princess Yoshiko (Nijō)

Princess Yoshiko (姝子内親王) later Takamatsu-in (高松院) (December 7, 1141 – July 20, 1176) was a Japanese princess, and an Empress consort of her nephew Emperor Nijō.

Princess Yoshiko
Empress consort of Japan
TenureMarch 12, 1159 – February 20, 1162
BornDecember 7, 1141
DiedJuly 20, 1176(1176-07-20) (aged 34)
SpouseEmperor Nijō
FatherEmperor Toba
MotherFujiwara no Nariko

She was the daughter of Emperor Toba and Fujiwara no Nariko. She was thus the paternal aunt of her husband, though he was only two years younger than she.


Japanese royalty
Preceded by Empress consort of Japan
Succeeded by