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Fujiwara no Ietaka Biography | Poet

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Fujiwara no Ietaka ( , 1158 – May 5, 1237 ) was an early Kamakura period Japanese waka poet. Several of his poems are included in the Shin Kokin Wakashu. He was related by marriage to Jakuren, which made him strongly connected to the network of poets of the time. He was a pupil to Fujiwara no Shunzei.