Kuki Takanori (九鬼隆度)

Takanori KUKI (September 28, 1800 - May 30, 1853) was the eigth lord of he Ayabe Domain, Tanba Province.

He was the eldest son of Takasato KUKI, the seventh lord of the domain. His lawful wife was a daughter of Tadateru TORII. He had a daughter (a wife of certain Kitano). His official court rank was Jugoinoge (Junior Fifth Rank, Lower Grade), Izumo no kuni no kami (Governor of Izumo Province) and Kawachi no kuni no kami (Governor of Kawachi Province).

In 1808, he took over as head of family after his father's death. In February 15, 1822, he retired and handed over the headship of the family to Takahiro KUKI, his younger brother, by taking him as an adoptive heir. He died in May 1853, at the age of 54.