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Hojo clan
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Hojo clan

The Hojo clan (北条氏) in History of Japan is a family of regents of the Kamakura Shogunate. The family had an actual power of governing than Kamakura shoguns, who were merely legal symbols.

Hojo Tokimasa helped Minamoto no Yoritomo, a son-in-law and after the death of Yoritomo, became a regent, gaining a real power in the Shogunate.

1 Hojo Tokimasa (1138-1215) (r. 1203-1205)
2 Hojo Yoshitoki (1163-1224) (r. 1205-1224)
3 Hojo Yasutoki (1183-1242) (r. 1224-1242)
4 Hojo Tsunetoki (1224-1246) (r. 1242-1246)
5 Hojo Tokiyori (1227-1263) (r. 1246-1256)
6 Hojo Nagatoki (1229-1264) (r. 1256-1264)
7 Hojo Masamura (1205-1273) (r. 1264-1268)
8 Hojo Tokimune (1251-1284) (r. 1268-1284)
9 Hojo Sadatoki (1271-1311) (r. 1284-1301)
10 Hojo Morotoki (1275-1311) (r. 1301-1311)
11 Hojo Munenobu (1259-1312) (r. 1311-1312)
12 Hojo Hirotoki (1279-1315) (r. 1312-1315)
13 Hojo Mototoki (?-1333) (r. 1315)
14 Hojo Takatoki (1303-1333) (r. 1316-1326)
15 Hojo Sadaaki (1278-1333) (r. 1326)
16 Hojo Moritoki (?-1333) (r. 1327-1333)

Aside from regents above, those who played an important role among the Hojo clan are:

See the late Hojo clan for the Hojo clan in Sengoku Period.

See also: shogun, tokuso, rensho, Kamakura shogun, Cloistered rule -- History of Japan -- Lists of incumbents