Fujiwara no Tadamichi

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Fujiwara no Tadamichi (藤原 忠通, March 15, 1097 – March 13, 1164) was the eldest son of the Japanese regent (Kampaku) Fujiwara no Tadazane and a member of the politically powerful Fujiwara clan.[1] He was the father of Fujiwara no Kanefusa and Jien.

In the Hōgen Rebellion of 1156, Tadamichi sided with the Emperor Go-Shirakawa, while his brother Fujiwara no Yorinaga sided with Emperor Sutoku.[1]

In 1162, he ordained as a Buddhist monk and took the Dharma name Enkan (円観).

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  1. ^ a b Sansom, George (1958). A history of Japan to 1334. Stanford University Press. p. 210. ISBN 0804705232.