1921 (Taisho 10) On Monday, June 27, Ueshiba Kisshomaru, the second chief priest of Aikido, was born. He is the third son of Morihei Ueshiba, the founder and founder of aikido. Founder Morihei was a devout believer in Onizaburo Deguchi, who was the actual founder of the religious group Omoto, when Kisshomaru was born. He led his family and moved to Ayabe, Oomoto’s base in Kyoto Prefecture, and Kisshomaru was born there.
After graduating from Waseda Senior High School, Kisshomaru entered Waseda University’s Faculty of Politics and Economics, and while working at ShinNihon Securities, he also served as the dojo manager of the Aikido Main School in place of his father Morihei. 1967: He succeeded Michinushi upon the death of Morihei. Later, he succeeded in expanding overseas and contributed to the spread of aikido. 1999 deaths. He died at the age of 77.