Hosei Norota

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Norota in 1999

Hosei Norota (野呂田 芳成, Norota Hōsei, 25 October 1929 – 23 May 2019) was a Japanese politician. He was a member of the People's New Party. He served in the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He was the Director-General of the national Defense Agency from 1998 to 1999. From 1995 to 1996, he served as the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in Tomiichi Murayama's cabinet. He was born in Noshiro, Akita.

Norota died of bladder cancer on 23 May 2019 in Tokyo. He was 89.[1]

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  1. "Former Japanese defense chief Norota dies at 89". Mainichi Shimbun. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.