Fujiwara no Kurajimaro
|Fujiwara no Kurajimaro|
|Died||August 5, 775|
|Parents||Fujiwara no Umakai (father)|
Career at court
Shotoku placed her imperial bodyguards under the command of Kurajimaro.
In 764, Kurajimaro was a leader of forces opposing Fujiwara no Nakamaro, also known as Emi no Oshikatsu. Nakamaro and others unsuccessfully plotted with Emperor Junnin against retired Empress Kōken and the monk Dōkyō resulting in a military confrontation known as Fujiwara no Nakamaro Rebellion.
Kurajimaro was the ninth son of Fujiwara no Umakai.
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