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FUJIWARA NO MICHITAKA (藤原 道隆, 953 – May 16, 995), the first son of Kaneie , was a Kugyō
Kugyō
(Japanese noble ) of the Heian period
Heian period
. He served as regent (Sesshō ) for the Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
, and later as Kampaku . Ichijō married Michitaka\'s daughter Teishi ( Sadako ), thus continuing the close ties between the Imperial family and the Fujiwara.

Michitaka is sometimes referred to as Nijō Kampaku (二条関白) or Naka-no-Kampaku (中関白).

CAREER

* KANNA 2 (986): Chūnagon
Chūnagon
(中納言) * KANNA 2 (986): Gon-no- Dainagon
Dainagon
(権大納言) * EIEN 3, on the 23rd day of the 2nd month (989): Naidaijin (内大臣) * SHōRYAKU 1, on the 8th day of the 5th month (990): Kampaku (関白) for Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
* SHōRYAKU 1, on the 26th day of the 5th month (990): Sesshō (摂政) for Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
* SHōRYAKU 2, on the 23rd day of the 7th month (991): retire from Naidaijin * SHōRYAKU 4, on the 22nd day of the 4th month (993): Kampaku for the Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
* CHōTOKU 1, on the 3rd day of the 4th month (995): retire from Kampaku * CHōTOKU 1, in the 10th day of the 4th month (May 16, 995): Michitaka died at the age of 43.

MARRIAGES AND CHILDREN

He was married to Takashina no Takako (高階 貴子) (called Kō-no-Naishi 高内侍 or Gidō-sanshi no Haha 儀同三司母), daughter of Takashina no Naritada (高階 成忠).

Their children were:

* Korechika * Teishi , wife of Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
* Takaie * Ryūen (隆円) (Komatsu Sōzu, 小松僧都) (980-1015), priest * Genshi (原子) (ca.980-1002), consort of Emperor Sanjō * Daughter (?-?), married to Imperial Prince Atsumichi (son of Emperor Reizei ) * Daughter (?-1002), Mikushige-dono-no-bettō (御匣殿別当) (concubine of Emperor Ichijō
Emperor Ichijō
)

His other children were:

* Michiyori (道頼) (971-995) - Gon-no-Dainagon * Yorichika (頼親) * Chikayori (周頼) * Chikaie (周家) * Daughter, lady-in-waiting for Fujiwara no Kenshi , wife of Emperor Sanjō

REFERENCES

* Frederic, Louis (2002). " Japan
Japan
Encyclopedia." Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press. * Papinot, Edmond (1910). Historical and geographical dictionary of Japan. Tokyo: Librarie Sansaisha. * Owada, T. et al. (2003). ‘’Nihonshi Shoka Keizu Jimmei Jiten’’. Kōdansya. (Japanese) * Kasai, M. (1991). ‘’ Kugyō
Kugyō
Bunin Nenpyō’’. Yamakawa Shuppan-sha. (Japanese) * Hioki, S. (1990). ‘’Nihon Keifu Sōran’’. Kōdansya.

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