Eiji Toyoda

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Eiji Toyoda
豊田 英二
Born (1913-09-12)12 September 1913
Nagoya, Japan
Died 17 September 2013(2013-09-17) (aged 100)
Toyota, Aichi
Nationality Japanese
Education Tokyo Imperial University
Occupation President (1967–1981) and Chairman (1981–1994)
Toyota Motor Corporation

Eiji Toyoda (豊田 英二 Toyoda Eiji?, 12 September 1913 – 17 September 2013)[1] was a Japanese industrialist. He was largely responsible for bringing Toyota Motor Corporation to profitability and worldwide prominence during his tenure as president and later, as chairman.[2]

Toyoda was born on 12 September 1913 in Nagoya, Japan. He studied at Tokyo Imperial University. Toyoda was married to Kazuko Toyoda until her death in 2002. They had three children. Toyoda died on 17 September 2013 in Toyota, Aichi from natural causes, aged 100.[3]

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