Koga Michitada (久我通忠)
Michitada KOGA (1216 - January 24, 1251) was a Kugyo (court noble) during the Kamakura period.
He served the imperial court during the reigns of four emperors Emperor Gohorikawa (86th), Emperor Shijo (87th), Emperor Gosaga (88th), Emperor Gofukakusa (89th), and his official rank was raised to Shonii Gon Dainagon (Senior Second Rank, Provisional chief councilor of state) Ukone no daisho (Major Captain of the Right Division of Inner Palace Guards.)
His father was Daijo-daijin (Grand minister of state) Michiteru KOGA. His mother was the daughter of Gon Chunagon (provisional vice-councilor of state) FUJIWARA no Norimitsu. His older brother was Michihira KOGA and his younger brothers were Masatada KOGA, Masamitsu KOGA, Akisada KOGA, and Michiari ROKUJO.
In 1220 he was raised to peerage. After he served as Jiju (Chamberlain), Sakone no chujo (Middle Captain of the Left Division of Inner Palace Guards), Kaga no suke (Assistant governor of Kaga Province), Chugu Gon no suke (Provisional Assistant Master of the Consort's Household), in 1230 he was promoted to Jusanmi (Junior Third Rank) and ranked as Kugyo (court noble). After that, he served as Inaba no Gon no kami (Provisional Governor of Inaba Province), Sangi (Councilor), Gon Chunagon (provisional vice-councilor of state) and in 1239 he became Gon Dainagon (Provisional chief councilor of state), but in 1241 he resigned his post on account of illness. In 1244 he was reappointed to Gon Dainagon (Provisional chief councilor of state). In 1247 he was appointed to Ukone no daisho (Major Captain of the Right Division of Inner Palace Guards). In 1250 he officially became Dainagon (chief councilor of state), but the same year he passed away. He died at the age of thirty-five.