Fujiwara no Kaneie
|Fujiwara no Kaneie
Fujiwara no Kaneie by Kikuchi Yōsai
|Died||July 26, 990|
|Parents||Fujiwara no Morosuke (father)|
After his rival brother Kanemichi's death in 977 he was appointed to Udaijin by his cousin Yoritada who became Kampaku after Kanemichi's death. He and his son Michikane encouraged Emperor Kazan to abdicate to accelerate Kaneie's accession to regent, and by the succession of Emperor Ichijō, he became Sesshō of Emperor Ichijō.
- 969 (Anna 1): Ju Sammi (従三位)
- 970 (Anna 2): Chūnagon
- 972 (Tenroku 3, 11th month): Kaneie was promoted from the office of Chūnagon to Dainagon
- 978 (Jōgen 3, 10th month): Kaneie was named Udaijin.
- 986 (Kanna 2, 24th day of the 6th month): Sesshō (摂政) for Emperor Ichijō
- 986 (Kanna 2, 20th day of the 7th month): retire from Udaijin
- 989 (Eiso 1, 12th month): Kaneie is named daijō daijin.
- 990 (Shōryaku 1, 5th month): Kaneie fell seriously ill; and he abandoned his offices to become a Buddhist monk.
- July 26, 990 (Shōryaku 1, 2nd day of the 7th month): Kaneie died at the age of 62.
Marriages and children
He was married to Fujiwara no Tokihime (藤原 時姫), daughter of Fujiwara no Nakamasa.
They had five children.
- Michitaka (道隆) (953–995) - Sesshō and Kampaku of Emperor Ichijō 990–995
- Chōshi (超子) (died 982), consort of Emperor Reizei and mother of Emperor Sanjō
- Michikane (道兼) (961–995) - Kampaku of Emperor Ichijō 995
- Senshi (詮子) (962–1002), consort of Emperor En'yū and mother of Emperor Ichijō
- Michinaga (道長) (966–1028) - Kampaku of Emperor Go-Ichijō 1016–1017
They had a son.
- Michitsuna (道綱) (955–1020) - Dainagon
The other children were
- Michiyoshi (道義) (mother: a daughter of Fujiwara no Tadamoto)
- Suishi/Yasuko (綏子) (974–1004) (mother: a daughter of Fujiwara no Kuniaki), consort of Emperor Sanjō
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- Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 145, p. 145, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Kane ye", pre-Hepburn romanization
- Titsingh, p. 146, p. 146, at Google Books.
- Titsingh, p. 151, p. 151, at Google Books.
- Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Kanemichi" at p. 203, p. 203, at Google Books
- Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Kinsue" at p. 204, p. 204, at Google Books
- Nussbaum, "Fujiwara no Koretada" at p. 205, p. 205, at Google Books
- Brinkley, p. 259., p. 259, at Google Books
- Brinkley, Frank and Dairoku Kikuchi. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era. New York: Encyclopædia Britannica. OCLC 413099
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