Visual Timeline: Fujiwara Clan
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645 CE: Fujiwara no Kamatari leads a coup d'etat in Japan, removing the Soga clan from power.
645 CE: The Fujiwara clan in Japan is founded by Fujiwara no Kamatari.
710 CE: The Buddhist Kofukuji temple is established at Nara, main temple of the Japanese Fujiwara clan.
740 CE: A rebellion led by the Fujiwara exile Hirotsugu is quashed by Emperor Shomu.
858 CE: Fujiwara no Yoshifusa becomes the Fujiwara clan leader.
866 CE: Fujiwara no Yoshifusa becomes the first Japanese regent not of royal blood.
899 CE: Sugawara no Michizane (Tenjin) is made Minister of the Right. The Fujiwara leader Tokihira is made Minister of the Left.
995 CE: Fujiwara no Michinaga becomes the Fujiwara clan leader in Japan.
1052 CE: The Buddhist temple site Byodo-in is founded in Japan by Fujiwara no Yorimichi.
1156 CE: Hogen Disturbance in Japan.
1160 CE: Heiji Disturbance in Japan.