Fujiwara no Nakahira

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Fujiwara no Nakahira
Born 875
Died 945
Nationality Japanese
Parents Fujiwara no Mototsune (father)
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Fujiwara".

Fujiwara no Nakahira (藤原仲平?, 875–945), also known as Biwa no daijin, was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.[1]

Career at court[edit]

He was a minister during the reigns of Emperor Daigo and Emperor Suzaku.[1]


This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Mototsune.[1] Nakahira's brothers were Fujiwara no Tokihira and Fujiwara no Tadahira.[4]


  1. ^ a b c Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Nakahira" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 207, p. 207, at Google Books; Brinkley, Frank et al. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era, p. 203., p. 203, at Google Books
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 135., p. 135, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Naka fira", pre-Hepburn romanization
  3. ^ Titsingh, p. 138., p. 138, at Google Books
  4. ^ Brinkley, p. 241., p. 241, at Google Books