Kujō Yoritsugu

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Fujiwara no Yoritsugu
藤原 頼嗣
Shōgun
In office
1244–1252
Monarch Go-Saga
Go-Fukakusa
Shikken Hōjō Tsunetoki
Hōjō Tokiyori
Preceded by Fujiwara no Yoritsune
Succeeded by Prince Munetaka
Personal details
Born(1239-12-17)December 17, 1239
Kamakura, Japan
DiedOctober 14, 1256(1256-10-14) (aged 16)
Kyoto, Japan
Spouse(s)Hiwadahime
MotherŌmiya no kata
Father Fujiwara no Yoritsune

Kujō Yoritsugu (九条 頼嗣, December 17, 1239 – October 14, 1256; r. 1244–1252), also known as Fujiwara no Yoritsugu (藤原 頼嗣), was the fifth shōgun of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan. His father was the 4th Kamakura shōgun, Kujō Yoritsune. [1]

Contents

Yoritsugu was a member of the great Fujiwara clan. The Kujō family was one of the five branches of the historically powerful Fujiwara clan of courtiers.

Family

Events of Yoritsugu shogunate

Eras of Yoritsugu's shogunate

The years in which Yoritsugu was shogun are more specifically identified by more than one era name or nengō .

Notes

  1. Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Yoritsugu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 212 , p. 212, at Google Books.
  2. 1 2 3 4 Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 247. , p. 247, at Google Books
  3. 1 2 Titsingh, p. 252. , p. 252, at Google Books

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Preceded by
Kujō Yoritsune
Shōgun :
Kujō Yoritsugu

1244–1252
Succeeded by
Prince Munetaka