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EMPEROR GO-ICHIJō (後一条天皇, Go-Ichijō-tennō , October 12, 1008 – May 15, 1036) was the 68th emperor of Japan
Japan
, according to the traditional order of succession .

Go-Ichijō's reign spanned the years from 1016 through 1036.

This 11th century sovereign was named after Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
and go- (後), translates literally as "later;" and thus, he is sometimes called the "Later Emperor
Emperor
Ichijō", or, in some older sources, may be identified as " Emperor
Emperor
Ichijō, the second."

CONTENTS

* 1 Traditional narrative

* 1.1 Events of Go-Ichijō\'s life * 1.2 Kugyō
Kugyō

* 2 Eras of Go-Ichijō\'s reign

* 2.1 Consort and children

* 3 Notes * 4 References * 5 See also

TRADITIONAL NARRATIVE

Before his ascension to the Chrysanthemum Throne , his personal name (imina ) was ATSUHIRA -shinnō (敦成親王). He was also known as Atsunari-shinnō.

Atsuhira was the second son of Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
. His mother, Fujiwara no Akiko/Shōshi (藤原彰子) (988–1074), was a daughter of Fujiwara no Michinaga
Fujiwara no Michinaga
. In her later years, Ichijō's chūgo consort was known as Jōtō-mon In (上東門院).

EVENTS OF GO-ICHIJō\'S LIFE

Atsuhira-shinnō was used as a pawn in Imperial court politics when he was only a child.

* 1012 ( Chōwa 1, 8th month): Prince Atsuhira marries a daughter of sesshō and later kampaku Fujiwara no Michinaga
Fujiwara no Michinaga
.

Atsuhira became emperor at the age of 8, upon the abdication of his first cousin once removed , Emperor Sanjō
Emperor Sanjō
.

* MARCH 10, 1016 ( Chōwa 5, 29th day of the 1st month): In the 5th year of Emperor
Emperor
Sanjō's reign (三条天皇五年), he abdicated; and the succession (‘‘senso’’) was received by a cousin. Shortly thereafter, Emperor
Emperor
Go-Ichijō is said to have acceded to the throne (‘‘sokui’’).

During the initial years of Go-Ichijō's reign, Fujiwara no Michinaga actually ruled from his position as sesshō (regent ).

* JUNE 5, 1017 ( Kannin 1, 9th day of the 5th month): The former- Emperor Sanjō
Emperor Sanjō
died at the age of 41. * 1017 ( Kannin 1, 8th month): Prince Atsuakira, the eldest son of Emperor
Emperor
Sanjo, had been named Crown Prince. But after he is struck by a skin disease and intense pressure from Michinaga; he withdrew from this role and his younger brother, Prince Atsunaga, was named Crown Prince in his place. * 1017 ( Kannin 1, 9th month): Michinaga made a pilgrimage to the Iwashimizu Shrine accompanied by many courtiers. The travelers divided themselves amongst 15 boats for a floating trip down the Yotogawa River. One of the vessels overturned, and more than 30 people lost their lives. * 1017 ( Kannin 1, 12th month): Michinaga was elevated to the office of Daijō-Diajin. * MAY 15, 1036 ( Chōgen 9, 17th day of the 4th month): Emperor Go-Ichijō died at the age of 29.

The actual site of Go-Ichijō's grave is known. This emperor is traditionally venerated at a memorial Shinto
Shinto
shrine (misasagi) at Kyoto.

The Imperial Household Agency
Imperial Household Agency
designates this location as Go-Ichijō's mausoleum . It is formally named Bodaijuin no misasagi.

KUGYō

Kugyō
Kugyō
(公卿) is a collective term for the very few most powerful men attached to the court of the Emperor of Japan
Emperor of Japan
in pre-Meiji eras. Even during those years in which the court's actual influence outside the palace walls was minimal, the hierarchic organization persisted.

In general, this elite group included only three to four men at a time. These were hereditary courtiers whose experience and background would have brought them to the pinnacle of a life's career. During Go-Ichijō's reign, this apex of the Daijō-kan
Daijō-kan
included:

* Sesshō , Fujiwara Michinaga
Fujiwara Michinaga
, 966–1027. * Sesshō , Fujiwara Yorimichi , 992–1074. * Kampaku
Kampaku
, Fujiwara Yorimichi. * Daijō-daijin
Daijō-daijin
, Fujiwara Michinaga. * Daijō-daijin
Daijō-daijin
, Kan'in Kinsue, 956–1029. * Sadaijin
Sadaijin
, Fujiwara Michinaga. * Sadaijin
Sadaijin
, Fujiwara Akimitsu, 944–1021. * Sadaijin
Sadaijin
, Fujiwara Yorimichi. * Udaijin
Udaijin
, Fujiwara Sanesuke, 957–1046. * Nadaijin
Nadaijin
, Fujiwara Norimichi, 997–1075. * Dainagon

ERAS OF GO-ICHIJō\'S REIGN

The years of Go-Ichijō's reign are more specifically identified by more than one era name or nengō .

* Chōwa (1012–1017) * Kannin (1017–1021) * Jian (1021–1024) * Manju (1024–1028) * Chōgen (1028–1037)

CONSORT AND CHILDREN

Tomb of Emperor
Emperor
Go-Ichijō and one of his daughters, Kyoto

Go-Ichijō had one Empress and two Imperial daughters.

Empress (chūgū): Fujiwara no Ishi (藤原威子) (999–1036), third daughter of Fujiwara no Michinaga
Fujiwara no Michinaga

* Imperial Princess Akiko/Shōshi (章子内親王) (Nijō-In, 二条院) (1026–1105), Empress (chūgū) to Emperor
Emperor
Go-Reizei * Imperial Princess Kaoruko /Keishi (馨子内親王) (1029–1093), Empress (chūgū) to Emperor
Emperor
Go-Sanjō

NOTES

Japanese Imperial kamon — a stylized chrysanthemum blossom

* ^ A B Imperial Household Agency
Imperial Household Agency
(Kunaichō): 後一条天皇 (68) * ^ Ponsonby-Fane, Richard. (1959). The Imperial House of Japan, p. 74. * ^ Brown, Delmer et al. (1979). Gukanshō, pp. 307–310; Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki. p. 195-196; Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, pp. 156–159., p. 156, at Google Books
Google Books
* ^ Brown, pp. 264; prior to Emperor
Emperor
Jomei , the personal names of the emperors were very long and people did not generally use them. The number of characters in each name diminished after Jomei's reign. * ^ Varley, p. 195 * ^ Titsingh, p. 156; Brown, p. 307. * ^ Titsingh, p. 156; Brown, p. 309. * ^ Titsingh, p. 154. * ^ Titsingh, pp. 155–156; Brown, p. 307; Varley, p. 44; a distinct act of senso is unrecognized prior to Emperor
Emperor
Tenji ; and all sovereigns except Jitō , Yōzei , Go-Toba , and Fushimi have senso and sokui in the same year until the reign of Emperor
Emperor
Go-Murakami . * ^ Brown, pp. 308–309; Varley, p. 195. * ^ A B C Brown, p. 310. * ^ Titsingh, p. 156. * ^ A B Titsingh, p. 157. * ^ Ponsonby-Fane, p. 421. * ^ A B C Brown, p. 308-309. * ^ A B C D E F G Brown, p. 309. * ^ Titsingh, p. 156-159; Brown, p. 310.

REFERENCES

* Brown, Delmer M. and Ichirō Ishida, eds. (1979). Gukanshō: The Future and the Past. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 978-0-520-03460-0 ; OCLC 251325323 * Ponsonby-Fane, Richard Arthur Brabazon . (1959). The Imperial House of Japan. Kyoto: Ponsonby Memorial
Memorial
Society. OCLC 194887 * Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Nihon Odai Ichiran
Nihon Odai Ichiran
; ou, Annales des empereurs du Japon. Paris: Royal Asiatic Society, Oriental Translation Fund of Great Britain and Ireland. OCLC 5850691 * Varley, H. Paul. (1980). Jinnō Shōtōki: A Chronicle of Gods and Sovereigns. New York: Columbia University Press. ISBN 978-0-231-04940-5 ; OCLC 59145842

SEE ALSO

* Emperor of Japan
Emperor of Japan
* List of Emperors of Japan
Japan
* Imperial cult
Imperial cult

REGNAL TITLES

Preceded by Emperor Sanjō
Emperor Sanjō
Emperor of Japan
Emperor of Japan
: Go-Ichijō 1016–1036 Succeeded by Emperor Go-Suzaku

* v * t * e

Japanese monarchs

* Italics mark imperial consort and regent Jingū, who is not traditionally listed. * Years given as CE / AD

LEGENDARY

* Jimmu * Suizei * Annei * Itoku * Kōshō * Kōan * Kōrei * Kōgen * Kaika * Sujin * Suinin * Keikō * Seimu * Chūai * Jingū

KOFUN

* Ōjin * Nintoku * Richū * Hanzei * Ingyō * Ankō * Yūryaku * Seinei * Kenzō * Ninken * Buretsu * Keitai * Ankan * Senka

ASUKA

552–710

* Kinmei * Bidatsu * Yōmei * Sushun * Suiko * Jomei * Kōgyoku * Kōtoku * Saimei * Tenji * Kōbun * Tenmu * Jitō * Monmu * Genmei

NARA

710–794

* Genmei * Genshō * Shōmu * Kōken * Junnin * Shōtoku * Kōnin * Kanmu

HEIAN

794–1185

* Kanmu * Heizei * Saga * Junna * Ninmyō * Montoku * Seiwa * Yōzei * Kōkō * Uda * Daigo * Suzaku * Murakami * Reizei * En\'yū * Kazan * Ichijō * Sanjō * Go-Ichijō * Go-Suzaku * Go-Reizei * Go-Sanjō * Shirakawa * Horikawa * Toba * Sutoku * Konoe * Go-Shirakawa * Nijō * Rokujō * Takakura * Antoku * Go-Toba

KAMAKURA

1185–1333

* Tsuchimikado * Juntoku * Chūkyō * Go-Horikawa * Shijō * Go-Saga * Go-Fukakusa * Kameyama * Go-Uda * Fushimi * Go-Fushimi * Go-Nijō * Hanazono * Go-Daigo

NORTHERN COURT

1333–1392

* Kōgon * Kōmyō * Sukō * Go-Kōgon * Go-En\'yū * Go-Komatsu

MUROMACHI

1333–1573

* Go-Murakami * Chōkei * Go-Kameyama * Go-Komatsu * Shōkō * Go-Hanazono * Go-Tsuchimikado * Go-Kashiwabara * Go-Nara * Ōgimachi

AZUCHI-MOMOYAMA

1573–1603

* Ōgimachi * Go-Yōzei

EDO

1603–1868

* Go-Yōzei * Go-Mizunoo * Meishō * Go-Kōmyō * Go-Sai * Reigen * Higashiyama * Nakamikado * Sakuramachi * Momozono * Go-Sakuramachi * Go-Momozono * Kōkaku * Ninkō * Kōmei * Meiji

EMPIRE OF JAPAN

1868–1947

* Meiji * Taishō * Shōwa

JAPAN (POST-WAR JAPAN )

1947–PRESENT

* Shōwa * Akihito
Akihito
(Reigning Emperor
Emperor
)

* Imperial family tree * Imperial house

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Book

AUTHORITY CONTROL

* WorldCat Identities * VIAF : 66256145 * LCCN : no2007101611 * NDL

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