- a member of a powerful family in Japan who exercised power as regents in the name of the emperor, a.d. 858–1160.
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We do know, however, that she was the daughter of Fujiwara Takasu, and that she was born in 1009.
Fujiwara Takasu's daughter (author of Sarashina Diary) born.
The imperial authority now passed virtually into the hands of the Fujiwara family.
Michizane was a descendant of Nomi-no-Sukune, and did not belong to the Fujiwara family.
After the exile of Michizane, the power of the Fujiwara family grew steadily.