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Fujiwara no Yoshifusa

Japanese noble

804   -   872

country of citizenship: Japan
occupation: politician

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Fujiwara no Yoshifusa (藤原 良房, 804 – October 7, 872), also known as Somedono no Daijin or Shirakawa-dono, was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.When Yoshifusa's grandson was enthroned as Emperor Seiwa, Yoshifusa assumed the role of regent (sesshō) for the young monarch. He was the first sesshō in Japanese history who was not himself of imperial rank; and he was the first of a series of regents from the Fujiwara clan.
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Nihon kōki

840 Book by Fujiwara no Otsugu, Minamoto no Tokiwa and Fujiwara no Yoshifusa

author: Fujiwara no Otsugu, Minamoto no Tokiwa, Fujiwara no Yoshifusa


Shoku Nihon Kōki

869 Book by Fujiwara no Yoshifusa

author: Fujiwara no Yoshifusa


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