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|90th Prime Minister of Japan|
September 26 2006 – 26 September 2007
|Preceded by||Junichiro Koizumi|
|Succeeded by||Yasuo Fukuda|
|Born||September 21, 1954
Nagato, Yamaguchi Prefecture, Japan
|Political party||Liberal Democratic Party|
Shinzo Abe is Prime Minister of Japan. He was born on September 21, 1954 in Japan. He was made the 90th Prime Minister of Japan following Junichiro Koizumi in 2006 but stepped down after a year on September 12, 2007. The official reason to end his term was missing support for Japan's mission in Iraq, however, he had been involved in a number of crises for the last couple of months.
In 2012 he was once again made party leader, and the LDP went on to win the election in December 2012 by a wide margin.