Daijō-daijin facts for kids
The position was established in the Taihō Code of 702. The official acted in the context of a Council of State (daijō-kan) which was made up of the three men.
- the Chancellor or Prime Minister
- the Minister of the Left (sadaijin)
- the Minister of the Right (udaijin)
The Taihō Code system was replaced in the Meiji period. For a short time, this office continued to be part of early Meiji government.
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