Fujiwara no Otsugu
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|Fujiwara no Otsugu
|Noble family||Fujiwara Shikike|
|Father||Fujiwara no Momokawa|
|Died||August 22, 843|
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Fujiwara".
Fujiwara no Otsugu (藤原 緒嗣?, 773 – August 22, 843) was a Japanese statesman, courtier, politician and editor during the Heian period. He is credited as one of the collaborative compilers of the Nihon Kōki.
Career at court
- 788 (Enryaku 7, 2nd month): He received his first court rank.
- 825 (Tenchō 2): From the rank of Dainagon, Otsugu was raised to the position of Udaijin (Minister of the Right).
- 832 (Tenchō 9):Otsugu was named Sadaijin (Minister of the Left).
- 843 (Jōwa 10): Work was completed on the multi-volume Nihon Kōki; and Otsugu was a significant contributor.
- Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Otsugu" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 208, p. 208, at Google Books.
- Nussbaum, "Nihon Kōki" in p. 709, p. 709, at Google Books.
- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 88., p. 88, at Google Books
- Titsingh, p. 104., p. 104, at Google Books
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