Fujiwara no Nakamaro

Fujiwara no Nakamaro (藤原 仲麻呂, 706 – October 21, 764), also known as Emi no Oshikatsu (恵美 押勝),[1] was a Japanese aristocrat (kuge), courtier, and statesman.[2] He was Chancellor (Daijō-daijin) of the Imperial government during the Nara period.[3]

Early life

Nakamaro was the second son of Fujiwara no Muchimaro,[1] who was the founder of southern branch of the Fujiwara clan.[4]

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