The founder of Isshinryu karate, Shinkichi 'Tatsuo Shimabuku

                                                                                                                                   

Born , Shinkichi Shimabuku September 19, 1908 Gushikawa village, Okinawa

Style Karate, Gōjū-ryū, Shōrin-ryū, Isshin-ryū

His Reachers, His uncle at first, then in chronological order:

Chōtoku Kyan, Chōjun Miyagi, Chōki Motobu, Taira Shinken

Rank, Master and Founder of Isshinryu

Died, May 30, 1975 (aged 66) Stroke