Shō Ei

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Shō Ei
尚永王
King of the Ryukyu Kingdom
Reign 1573–1588
Predecessor Shō Gen
Successor Shō Nei
Born 1559
Died 1588
Burial Tamaudun, Shuri, Okinawa
Spouse Shimajiri-sasukasa Ajiganashi
Concubine Mae-agari no Aji
Iri no Aji
Issue Aoriyae Ajiganashi (Shō Nei's wife)
Kikoe-ōkimi-ganashi
House House of Shō
Father Shō Gen
Mother Mawashi Ajiganashi

Shō Ei (尚 永?, 1559–1588) was king of the Ryukyu Kingdom from 1573 to 1588. Shō Ei was the son of Shō Gen and his wife, and was the second son of king Shō Gen.

He died in 1588 without an heir. His son-in-law Shō Nei was installed as the king.

References[edit]

  • Kerr, George H. (2000). Okinawa: the History of an Island People. (revised ed.) Boston: Tuttle Publishing.
Preceded by
Shō Gen
King of Ryukyu
1573–1588
Succeeded by
Shō Nei