Takatsukasa Masamichi

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

Takatsukasa Masamichi (鷹司 政通?, August 22, 1789 – November 29, 1868), son of regent Masahiro, was a Kugyō or Japanese court noble of the late Edo and the late Tokugawa shogunate periods. He held a regent position kampaku from 1823-1856. In 1856 at the Ansei Purge he was prosecuted and later became a priest. Sukehiro was his son who he had with a daughter of the seventh head of Mito Domain Tokugawa Harutoshi. One of his daughters married the thirteenth head of Tokushima Domain Hachisuka Narihiro.

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