Nijō family

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Nijō".

Nijō family (二条家 Nijō-ke?) was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.[1] The Nijō was a branch of the Fujiwara clan.[2]


The family was founded by Kujō Michiie's son Nijō Yoshizane.[1]

The Nijō was one of the five Fujiwara families from which the Sesshō and Kampaku were chosen.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Nijō," Nobiliare du Japon, p. 42; retrieved 2013-7-7.
  2. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nijō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 711.
  3. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, p. 270.