Inukai Tsuyoshi

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Inukai Tsuyoshi
犬養 毅
Inukai Tsuyoshi.jpg
18th Prime Minister of Japan
In office
13 December 1931 – 15 May 1932
Preceded byWakatsuki Reijirō
Succeeded byTakahashi Korekiyo (Acting)
Personal details
Born(1855-06-04)4 June 1855
Okayama, Japan
Died15 May 1932(1932-05-15) (aged 76)
Tokyo, Japan
Resting placeAoyama Cemetery, Tokyo, Japan
Political partyRikken Seiyūkai (1924–1932)
Other political
Rikken Kaishintō (1882–1894)
Chūgoku Progressive Party (1894–1896)
Shimpotō (1896–1898)
Kenseitō (1898–1910)
Rikken Kokumintō (1910–1922)
Kakushin Club (1922–1924)
ChildrenInukai Takeru
Alma materKeio University
Japanese name
Kanji犬養 毅
Hiraganaいぬかい つよし

Inukai Tsuyoshi (犬養 毅, 4 June 1855 – 15 May 1932) was a Japanese politician, cabinet minister, and Prime Minister of Japan from 13 December 1931 to 15 May 1932.

On 15 May 1932, Inukai was shot by eleven junior Navy officers (most were just turning twenty years of age) in the Prime Minister's residence in Tokyo.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Toland, The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936–1945

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