Taira no Tomonori (平知度)

TAIRA no Tomonori (date of birth unknown - June 2, 1183) was a busho (a Japanese military commander) who lived during the late Heian period. He was the seventh son of TAIRA no Kiyomori. He was the Mikawa no kuni no kami (Governor of Mikawa Province).

He served in two battles, the Battles of Fujigawa and the Battles of Nagaragawa, as one of Daishogun (commanders-in-chief). He went to the Hokuriku region for hunting down and killing MINAMOTO no Yoshinaka, but he was killed in the Battle of the Kurikara Pass.

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