Kitabatake Chikafusa, Date of Birth, Date of Death


Kitabatake Chikafusa


Date of Birth: 08-Mar-1293

Date of Death: 01-Jun-1354

Profession: writer, military personnel, politician, historian, historian of the modern age

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

About Kitabatake Chikafusa

  • Kitabatake Chikafusa (?? ??, March 8, 1293 – June 1, 1354) was a Japanese court noble and writer of the 14th century who supported the Southern Court in the Nanboku-cho period, serving as advisor to five Emperors.
  • Some of his greatest and most famous work was performed during the reign of Emperor Go-Daigo, under whom he proposed a series of reforms, amounting to a revival or restoration of political and economic systems of several centuries earlier.
  • In addition to authoring a history of Japan and a number of works defending the right of Go-Daigo's line to the throne, Kitabatake fought in defense of the Southern Court as a member of the Murakami branch of the Minamoto clan.

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