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Who is Gichin Funakoshi? Biography, gossip, facts?

Gichin Funakoshi was the founder of Shotokan karate perhaps the most widely known style of karate and is attributed as being the father of modern karate. Following the teachings of Anko Itosu he was one of the Okinawan karate masters who introduced karate to the Japanese mainland in 1922. He taught karate at various Japanese universities and became honorary head of the Japan Karate Association upon its establishment in 1949.

How does Gichin Funakoshi look like? How did Gichin Funakoshi look like young?

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When is Gichin Funakoshi's birthday?

Gichin Funakoshi was born on the , which was a Tuesday. Gichin Funakoshi's next birthday would be in 143 days (would be turning 156years old then).

How old would Gichin Funakoshi be today?

Today, Gichin Funakoshi would be 155 years old. To be more precise, Gichin Funakoshi would be 56585 days old or 1358040 hours.

Are there any books, DVDs or other memorabilia of Gichin Funakoshi? Is there a Gichin Funakoshi action figure?

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What was Gichin Funakoshi's zodiac sign?

Gichin Funakoshi's zodiac sign was Scorpio.
The ruling planets of Scorpio are Mars and Pluto. Therefore, lucky days were Tuesdays and lucky numbers were: 9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72, 81 and 90. Scarlet, Red and Rust were Gichin Funakoshi's lucky colors. Typical positive character traits of Scorpio include: Determination, Self assurance, Appeal and Magnetism. Negative character traits could be: Possessiveness, Intolerance, Controlling behaviour and Craftiness.

Was Gichin Funakoshi gay or straight?

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Is Gichin Funakoshi still alive? Are there any death rumors?

Unfortunately no, Gichin Funakoshi is not alive anymore. The death rumors are true.

Are there any photos of Gichin Funakoshi's hairstyle or shirtless?

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How old was Gichin Funakoshi when he/she died?

Gichin Funakoshi was 88 years old when he/she died.

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When did Gichin Funakoshi die? How long ago was that?

Gichin Funakoshi died on the 26th of April 1957, which was a Friday. The tragic death occurred 67 years ago.

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Where was Gichin Funakoshi born?

Gichin Funakoshi was born in Ryukyu Kingdom, Shuri Okinawa.

Did Gichin Funakoshi do drugs? Did Gichin Funakoshi smoke cigarettes or weed?

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Where did Gichin Funakoshi die?

Gichin Funakoshi died in Japan, Tokyo.

Who are similar martial artists to Gichin Funakoshi?

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What is Gichin Funakoshi doing now?

As mentioned above, Gichin Funakoshi died 67 years ago. Feel free to add stories and questions about Gichin Funakoshi's life as well as your comments below.

What is Gichin Funakoshi's net worth in 2024? How much does Gichin Funakoshi earn?

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Gichin Funakoshi's net worth is estimated to be in the range of approximately $1074241824 in 2024, according to the users of vipfaq. The estimated net worth includes stocks, properties, and luxury goods such as yachts and private airplanes.