Fujiwara no Koretada
Fujiwara no Koretada
|Imperial Regent of Japan|
June 26, 970 – December 1, 972
|Preceded by||Fujiwara no Saneyori|
|Succeeded by||Fujiwara no Kaneie|
|Died||December 9, 972 (aged 47–48)|
Heian Kyō (Kyōto)
|Parents||Fujiwara no Morosuke (father)|
Fujiwara no Seishi (mother)
Fujiwara no Koretada (藤原 伊尹; 924 – December 9, 972), also known as Fujiwara no Koremasa or Kentokuko, Ichijō sesshō and Mikawa-kō, was a Japanese statesman, courtier, politician and waka-poet during the Heian period.
Koretada served as a minister during the reign of Emperor En'yū.
- 970 (Tenroku 1, 1st month): Koretada is named udaijin.
- 970 (Tenroku 1, 5th month): After the death of Fujiwara no Saneyori, Koretada is named sesshō (regent).
- 971 (Tenroku 2, 11th month): Koretada assumes the office of daijō daijin.
- 972 (Tenroku 3, 5th day of the 1st month): The enthronement of Emperor En'yu is supervised by Koretada.
- 972 (Tenroku 3, 11th month): Koretada died at age 49; and he was posthumously raised to first class rank. He was granted the posthumous title of Mikawa-kō. 
The immediate consequence of Koretada's death was a period of intense rivalry between his brothers Kanemichi and Kaneie.
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