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Hanagusuku Ansho

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  • Born: 1791
  • Died: 1851
  • Titles: 波名城里之子 (Hanagusuku satunushi)
  • Other Names: 文魁 (C: Máo Wénkuí / J: Mô Bunkai)
  • Japanese: 波名城安詳 (Hanagusuku Anshô)

Hanagusuku Anshô, also known by his Chinese-style name Mô Bunkai, was a Ryukyuan scholar-aristocrat.

In his youth, he served as a gakudôji (musician/entertainer) on the 1806 Ryukyuan embassy to Edo.

References

  • Kimura Yoshisato 木村吉聡 (ed.), Ryukyu shisetsu no Edo nobori to Mitarai 琉球使節の江戸上りと御手洗, Shiomachi kankô kôryû Center 潮待ち館観光交流センター (2001), 34.
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