Ano Sanefuji (阿野実藤)

Sanefuji ANO (March 14, 1634 – November 8, 1694) was a court noble of the early Edo period. He was the second son of Kiminari ANO. His mother was a daughter of Katsutoshi KINOSHITA. His original name was Suenobu. After resigned his post as Gon Dainagon (provisional chief councilor of state), he changed his name to Sanefuji. He called himself Enseiin. His lawful wife was a daughter of Takanaga KORIKI. Among his children, the first son Saneaza ANO and the second son Kimio ANO are known.

On December 2, 1662 (in old lunar calendar), he was raised to Jusanmi (junior third rank). Later he became Shonii (Senior Second Rank) Gon Dainagon. In 1693, he wrote "Hokekyo Nijuhappin Wakashu" (Collection of Waka Poetry on Twenty-eight Chapters of Lotus Sutra) two volumes.