Ukita Naoie

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Ukita Naoie
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Ukita family head
In office
1536–1582
Preceded by Ukita Okiie
Succeeded by Ukita Hideie
Personal details
Born 1529
Bizen Province, Japan
Died February 1, 1582
Okayama Castle, Bizen Province, Japan
Nationality Japanese
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Ukita".

Ukita Naoie (宇喜多 直家?, 1529 – February 1, 1582) was a Japanese daimyo of the Sengoku period. He was born in Bizen Province, to Ukita Okiie, a local samurai leader. After the assassination of Naoie's grandfather Yoshiie in 1534, he was left homeless along with his father, but both were soon taken in by Urakami Munekage, the lord of Tenjinzan Castle. Naoie succeeded to family headship in 1536, after his father's death.

Mimura Iechika, a rival warlord, was murdered on Naoie's orders.

Preceded by
Ukita Okiie
Ukita family head
1536–1582
Succeeded by
Ukita Hideie