Kochinda Ando

Kochinda Ueekata Ando (東風平 親方 安度, d. 21 October 1839[1]) also known by Takushi Ueekata Ando (沢岻 親方 安度) and his Chinese style name Mō Ishin (毛 惟新), was a bureaucrat of Ryukyu Kingdom.

Kochinda Ando
東風平 安度
sanshikan of Ryukyu
In office
1836–1839
Preceded byGinowan Chōkon
Succeeded byOroku Ryōkyō
Personal details
Born?
Died21 October 1839
Chinese nameMō Ishin (毛 惟新)
RankUeekata

King Shō Iku dispatched a gratitude envoy for his taking power to Edo, Japan in 1832. Prince Tomigusuku Chōshun and Ando was appointed as Envoy (正使, seishi) and Deputy Envoy (副使, fukushi) respectively. However, Prince Tomigusuku died in Kagoshima; Futenma Chōten (普天間 朝典, also known by Kanegusuku Chōten) served as the political decoy of the prince, took the title "Prince Tomigusuku", and went to Edo. They sailed back in the next year.[2]

He served as a member of sanshikan from 1836 to 1839.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by Sanshikan of Ryukyu
1836–1839
Succeeded by