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Takatsukasa Masamichi

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  • Japanese: 鷹司 政通 (Takatsukasa Masamichi)

Takatsukasa Masamichi was an imperial courtier who served for a time as Dajô Daijin, and then as Kanpaku. He stepped down as kanpaku in 1856 and was succeeded by Sadaijin Kujô Hisatada. He was then named Taikô.

His daughter Takatsukasa Atsuko was married to shogunal heir Tokugawa Iesachi (Iesada) in 1842. Another of his daughters, Takatsukasa Tsumiko, married Imperial Prince Fushimi-no-miya Sadanori in 1855.

References

  • Ishin Shiryô Kôyô 維新史料綱要, vol 2 (1937), 147, 186.
  • "Arigimi no okata gogekô gogyôretsu no zu," gallery labels, National Museum of Japanese History.[1]
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