1883～1969 1883 Born on December 14 in Tanabe city, Wakayama Prefecture, Japan.
1912 Moves to Hokkaido Prefecture and meets Sokaku Takeda, learns Daito-ryu Aiki-Jujitsu.
1919 Meets O. Deguchi of the Omoto Sect in Ayabe, Kyoto.
1927 Moves to Tokyo with his family and begins teaching the Way of Aiki.
1960 Receives the Shiju Hosho Medal from the Japanese government.
1969 Passes away on April 26, at the age of 86.
Kisshomaru Ueshiba 1921～1999 1921 Born on June 27, in Ayabe.
1946 Graduates from Waseda University, Faculty of Economics and Political Science.
1956 Gives the first demonstration and starts to teach Aikido to the public.
1957 Publishes the first textbook AIKIDO.
1969 Assumes the title of Aikido Doshu.
1995 Receives the Zui Hosho Medal from the Japanese government.
1999 Passes away on January 4, at the age of 77.
Moriteru Ueshiba 1951～ 1951 Born on April 2, in Tokyo.
1976 Graduates from Meiji Gakuin University, Faculty of Economics.
1996 Becomes General Director of the Hombu Dojo.
1999 Assumes the title of Aikido Doshu.