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Kakuei Tanaka

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Kakuei Tanaka
田中 角栄
Kakuei Tanaka
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
7 July 1972 – 9 December 1974
Preceded byEisaku Satō
Succeeded byTakeo Miki
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
5 July 1971 – 7 July 1972
Prime MinisterEisaku Satō
Preceded byKiichi Miyazawa
Succeeded byYasuhiro Nakasone
Minister of Finance
In office
18 July 1962 – 3 June 1965
Prime MinisterHayato Ikeda
Eisaku Satō
Preceded byMikio Mizuta
Succeeded byTakeo Fukuda
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
In office
10 July 1957 – 12 June 1958
Prime MinisterNobusuke Kishi
Preceded byTaro Hirai
Succeeded byYutaka Terao
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
25 April 1947 – 18 February 1990
ConstituencyNiigata 3rd
Personal details
Born(1918-05-04)4 May 1918
Nishiyama, Japan
Died16 December 1993(1993-12-16) (aged 75)
Tokyo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party (1955–1993)
Other political
Democratic Party (1947–1950)
Democratic Liberal Party (1950–1955)
Spouse(s)Hana Sakamoto
ChildrenMasanori Tanaka (by Hana Sakamoto, died age 4)
Makiko Tanaka (by Hana Sakamoto)
Kyo Tanaka (by Tsujiwako)
Hitoshi Tanaka (by Tsujiwako)
Atsuko Sato (by Akiko Sato)
Allegiance Japan
Service/branch Imperial Japanese Army
Years of service1939–1941
RankSuperior Private
Battles/warsSecond Sino-Japanese War
Second World War

Kakuei Tanaka (田中 角栄 or 田中 角榮, Tanaka Kakuei, 4 May 1918 – 16 December 1993) was a Japanese politician who served in the House of Representatives from 1947 to 1990, and was Prime Minister of Japan from 1972 to 1974.

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