Emperor Go-Reizei (後冷泉天皇) (August 28, 1025 - May 22, 1068) was the 70th imperial ruler of Japan. He ruled from 1045 to 1068. His name was Chikahito? (親仁)
He was the eldest son of Emperor Go-Suzaku. His mother was Fujiwara no Yoshiko? (藤原嬉子), daughter of Fujiwara no Michinaga. He had no surviving children.
Because he had no children, after his death, his half-brother succeeded as Emperor Go-Sanjō, despite the fact that the latter's mother was not of Fujiwara descent.
Consorts and Empresses
1026-1105 Empress (chūgū): Imperial Princess Akiko? (章子内親王), first daughter of Emperor Go-Ichijō, thus his first cousin
1036-1127 Empress (kōgō): Fujiwara no Hiroko? (藤原寛子) - eldest daughter of Fujiwara no Yorimichi (藤原頼通)
1021-1102 Empress (kōgō): Fujiwara no Kanko? (藤原歓子) - second daughter of Fujiwara no Norimichi (藤原教通)
Eras of his reign