Nijō family

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Nijō.
Nijō clan
Parent house Kujō clan (Fujiwara clan)
Titles Various
Founder Nijō Yoshizane
Founding year 13th century
Dissolution still extant

Nijō family (二条家, Nijō-ke?) was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.[1] The Nijō was a branch of the Fujiwara clan.[2]


The family was founded by Kujō Michiie's son Nijō Yoshizane.[1]

The Nijō was one of the five Fujiwara families from which the Sesshō and Kampaku were chosen.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d Papinot, Jacques Edmond Joseph. (1906). Dictionnaire d’histoire et de géographie du Japon; Papinot, (2003). "Nijō," Nobiliare du Japon, p. 42; retrieved 2013-7-7.
  2. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Nijō" in Japan Encyclopedia, p. 711.
  3. ^ Titsingh, Isaac. (1834). Annales des empereurs du Japon, p. 270.