Hara Takashi

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Hara Takashi
原 敬
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
29 September 1918 – 4 November 1921
Preceded byTerauchi Masatake
Succeeded byUchida Kosai (Acting)
Personal details
Born(1856-03-15)15 March 1856
Motomiya, Mutsu, Japan
Died4 November 1921(1921-11-04) (aged 65)
Tokyo, Japan
Cause of deathStabbed to death
Political partyRikken Seiyūkai
Spouse(s)Hara Asako (1871–1923)
Alma materImperial University (Incomplete)
Japanese name
Kanji原 敬
Hiraganaはら たかし

Hara Takashi (原 敬, 15 March 1856 – 4 November 1921) was a Japanese politician. He was the Prime Minister of Japan from 1918 to 1921.

Hara was assassinated by Nakaoka Kon'ichi on 4 November 1921 after being stabbed at a Tokyo train station.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Mitchell, Richard H. (1996). Political Bribery in Japan. University of Hawaii Press. p. 44. ISBN 9780824818197.