Keizō Obuchi

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Keizō Obuchi
小渕 恵三
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
30 July 1998 – 5 April 2000
Monarch Akihito
Preceded by Ryutaro Hashimoto
Succeeded by Mikio Aoki (Acting)
Personal details
Born 25 June 1937(1937-06-25)
Nakanojō, Japan
Died 14 May 2000(2000-05-14) (aged 62)
Tokyo, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party
Spouse(s) Chizuko Ono
Children Yūko Obuchi
1 son
1 daughter
Alma mater Waseda University

Keizō Obuchi (小渕 恵三 Obuchi Keizō?, 25 June 1937 – 14 May 2000) was a Japanese politician. He served in the House of Representatives for twelve terms. He became the 84th Prime Minister of Japan from 30 July 1998 to 5 April 2000. His political career ended when he suffered a serious stroke and slipped into a coma.[1]

Obuchi died on 14 May 2000 at the age of 62 in Tokyo from complications of a stroke.

References[change | change source]

  1. Ikegami, Akira (27 January 2014). "現代日本の足跡に学ぶ(14) 成長へ 好循環つかめるか". 日本経済新聞. http://www.nikkei.com/paper/article/?ng=DGKDZO65878040V20C14A1TCP000. Retrieved 27 January 2014. "小渕恵三首相は金融システムを安定させるため、金融機関の自己資本増強に取り組みました。景気対策となる公共事業拡大のため国債発行を増やしました。大きな借金を抱えるようになったのはこの頃からです。"

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