Minamoto no Hiromu (源弘)

MINAMOTO no Hiromu (812 - February 16, 863) was a court noble during the early Heian period. He was the prince of Emperor Saga.

In 814, he was bestowed the surname of MINAMOTO Asomi. He was designated Jushiige (Junior Fourth Rank, Lower Grade) in 828, and assigned as Kunaikyo (Minister of the Ministry of the Sovereign's Household) and Gyobukyo (Minister of Justice), and later became a Sangi (Royal Advisors) in 842.
In 848, he was transferred to Chunagon (vice-councilor of state.)
In 859, he was promoted to Dainagon (chief councilor of state.)
In 863, he died of enzootic fever that occurred at the time. He loved music and was academically oriented.

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