Kujo Yoritsune

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  • Other Names: 藤原 頼経 (Fujiwara Yoritsune)
  • Japanese: 九条 頼経 (Kujou Yoritsune)

Kujô Yoritsune was a court noble and the first shogun of the Kamakura shogunate to not be of the Minamoto clan. He served as shogun from 1226/1/27 to 1244/4/28.

He was married to Take no gozen, a daughter of former shogun Minamoto no Yoriie.

He stepped down as shogun in 1244 in favor of his son Kujô Yoritsugu.

Preceded by:
Minamoto no Sanetomo'
Kamakura Shogun
Succeeded by:
Kujô Yoritsugu
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