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Soga Iruka


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July 10, 645 AD, Asuka, Nara Prefecture, Japan

Soga no Emishi, Fujiwara no Kamatari, Soga no Umako, Prince Shotoku, Dokyo

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Soga no Iruka (蘇我 入鹿, died July 10, 645) was the son of Soga no Emishi a statesman in the Asuka Period of Japan.


He was a son of Soga no Emishi. He was assassinated at court in a coup d'état involving Nakatomi no Kamatari and Prince Naka-no-Ōe (see: Isshi Incident), who accused him of trying to murder Prince Yamashiro, a charge which Soga no Iruka denied. Soga no Emishi also committed suicide soon after his son's death, and the main branch of the Soga clan became extinct. Prince Naka-no-Oe latter ascended the throne as Emperor Tenji, and Nakatomi no Kamatari was promoted and given the name Fujiwara no Kamatari.


In 2005, the remains of a building which may have been Soga no Iruka's residence were discovered in Nara. This discovery appeared to be consistent with the description found in Nihon Shoki.

  • Portrayed by Jung Jin-gak in the 2012-2013 KBS1 TV series The King's Dream.
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