Emperor Go-Suzaku

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  • Died: 1045
  • Reign: 1036-1045
  • Japanese: 後朱雀天皇 (Go Suzaku tennou)

Emperor Go-Suzaku was an emperor of the Heian period.

A son of Emperor Ichijô and grandson of Fujiwara no Michinaga, he succeeded his younger brother Emperor Go-Ichijô in 1036.

Fujiwara no Yorimichi served as kanpaku (regent) throughout Go-Suzaku's reign.

Go-Suzaku was succeeded by his son in 1045, who took the throne as Emperor Go-Reizei.

Preceded by
Emperor Go-Ichijô
Emperor of Japan
Succeeded by
Emperor Go-Reizei


  • Evelyn Rawski, Early Modern China and Northeast Asia: Cross-Border Perspectives, Cambridge University Press (2015), 155.