He was well known for his erudition especially in Chinese classics. A confidant of Emperor Gosanjo, he was an able administrator.
The most distinguished member of the Oe family. Great grandson of Masahira.
A confidant of Emperor Gosanjo, was also an able administrator. Was appointed Gon Chiinagon (a Court secretary), Dazai-no Gonnosotsu (Chief Administrator of Kyushu) and Finance Minister. Was called Go-no-Sochi (Go means Oe, Sochi means Gonnosotsu).