Seisei taishogun (literally, great general who subdues the western barbarians) (征西大将軍)

The term "Seisei taishogun" is a general who was nominated by the Emperor (Imperial court) in the Heian period in order to conquer Kyushu region.

In 941, FUJIWARA no Tadafumi was nominated for the first time in order to search and kill FUJIWARA no Sumitomo, who rebelled in the region of Seto Inland Sea.

Later, Imperial Prince Kanenaga (also referred as Imperial Prince Kaneyoshi), the son of Emperor Godaigo, was nominated in the Northern and Southern Courts period (Japan) in order to supervise the forces of the Southern court (Japan) in Kyushu.

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