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Princess Yamashina Hisako

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Hair & teeth grave of Princess Yamashina at Sengan'en
  • Born: 1874
  • Died: 1938
  • Other Names: 島津常子 (Shimazu Hisako), 菊麿王妃常子 (Kikumaro ouhi hisako)
  • Japanese: 山階宮大妃 (Yamashina no miya taihi)

Princess Yamashina Hisako was a daughter of Shimazu Tadayoshi, 29th head of the Shimazu clan. She was born and raised at the Shimazu clan's Iso Palace (Sengan'en) in Kagoshima, and married Imperial Prince Yamashina Kikumaro.

Following her death, some of her teeth and hair were buried at a gravesite at the Sengan'en.

References

  • Plaques on-site at Sengan'en.
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