Fujiwara no Yoshisuke

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Fujiwara no Yoshisuke
Born 813
Died 867
Nationality Japanese
Parents Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu (father)
In this Japanese name, the family name is Fujiwara.

Fujiwara no Yoshisuke (813–867) was a Japanese statesman, courtier and politician during the Heian period.[1]

Career at court[edit]

He was a minister during the reign of Emperor Montoku.[1]

Yoshisuke helped to write the Shoku Nihon Kōki.[1]


This member of the Fujiwara clan was the son of Fujiwara no Fuyutsugu.[1] Yoshisuke's brothers were Fujiwara no Yoshifusa, Fujiwara no Nagayoshi[3] and Fujiwara no Yoshikado.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Fujiwara no Yoshisuke" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 212, p. 212, at Google Books; Brinkley, Frank et al. (1915). A History of the Japanese People from the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era, p. 239., p. 239, at Google Books
  2. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du japon, p. 114., p. 114, at Google Books; see "Fousiwara-no Yosi souke", pre-Hepburn romanization
  3. ^ Brinkley, p. 203., p. 203, at Google Books
  4. ^ Florenz, Karl. (1906) Geschichte der japanischen Litteratur, Vols. 1-2, p. 208., p. 208, at Google Books