Hamaguchi Osachi

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Hamaguchi Osachi
濱口 雄幸
Osachi Hamaguchi posing.jpg
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
10 March 1931 – 14 April 1931
MonarchShōwa
Preceded byKijūrō Shidehara (acting)
Succeeded byWakatsuki Reijirō
In office
2 July 1929 – 14 November 1930
MonarchShōwa
Preceded byTanaka Giichi
Succeeded byKijūrō Shidehara (acting)
Member of the House of Representatives
for Kochi 1st District
Kochi (1919-1920)
Kochi 2rd District (1920-1928)
In office
26 March 1919 – 26 August 1931
Member of the House of Representatives
for Kochi City
In office
25 March 1915 – 25 January 1917
Personal details
Born(1870-04-01)1 April 1870
Kōchi, Japan
Died26 August 1931(1931-08-26) (aged 61)
Tokyo, Japan
Cause of deathGunshot wound
Resting placeAoyama Cemetery, Tokyo, Japan
Political partyRikken Minseitō (1927–1931)
Other political
affiliations
Spouse(s)Natsuko Hamaguchi
Alma materTokyo Imperial University
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Hamaguchi Osachi (Kyūjitai: 濱口 雄幸; Shinjitai: 浜口 雄幸, also Hamaguchi Yūkō, 1 April 1870 – 26 August 1931) was a Japanese politician, cabinet minister and Prime Minister of Japan from 1929 to 1931. He initially survived an assassination attempt in 1930, but died about nine months later from a bacterial infection caused by his unhealed wounds.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "3-18 Shooting of Prime Minister HAMAGUCHI Osachi". Modern Japan in Archives. National Diet Library of Japan. 2006. Retrieved 12 January 2013.