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11th generation Chōfu 朝扶 (1839 – 1910)

Names and DOB Childhood name: Makamado 真蒲戸 Chinese-style name: Shō Ishin 向維新 Born: 1839-07-16. Passed away at the age of 72. Family Father: Motonaga Chōyō (Shō Chōshun, 1813 –?) 朝庸 (向超俊) Wife: Kamato カマト, oldest daughter of the Nago-udun 名護御殿. Born ca. 1843, … Continue reading

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Snippet on Kyan Chōfu

There is a written history from 1915* telling of the martial arts of Kyan Chōfu. It goes something like this: Kyan Chōfu distinguished himself in the bugei (martial arts) and owned an extraordinary physique. After he had moved to Tōkyō … Continue reading

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Kyan Chotoku’s wife, Kama

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1872, Ryūkyū kingdom

n January 1872, the Ryūkyū kingdom was informed that it had been affiliated as the Ryūkyu fief to newly established Kagoshima Prefecture. According to the regulations determined in a letter by Ōyama, the chancellor of Kagoshima Prefectural at the time, “Congratulatory Envoys for … Continue reading

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Tomigawa Uēkata Seikei, aka Mō Fūrai (1832-1890)

omigawa Seikei was a Ryūkyūan politician who became one of the last sanshikan (minister) of the royal government of the Ryūkyū Kingdom in 1875. With the abolition of the kingdom in 1879 he first acted as an adviser of the new prefectural … Continue reading

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