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Fujiwara no Kinto Biography | Poet

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Fujiwara no Kinto ( , 966 – February 4, 1041), also known as Shijo-dainagon, was a Japanese poet, admired by his contemporaries and a court bureaucrat of the Heian period. His father was the regent Fujiwara no Yoritada and his son Fujiwara no Sadayori. An exemplary calligrapher and poet, he is given mention in works by Murasaki Shikibu, Sei Shonagon and a number of other major chronicles and texts.

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