Masahide Ōta

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Ōta on February 17, 1997

Masahide Ota (大田 昌秀, Ōta Masahide, 12 June 1925 – 12 June 2017) was a Japanese academic and politician. He was governor of Okinawa Prefecture from 1990 until 1998.[1] He was born in Kumejima, Okinawa.

Ōta died in Naha, Okinawa on 12 June 2017, his 92nd birthday, from respiratory failure caused by pneumonia.[2][3]

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  1. O'Loughlin, John Vianney; Staeheli, Lynn A.; Greenberg, Edward S. (2004). Globalization and its outcomes. Guilford Press. pp. 344–. ISBN 978-1-59385-045-6. Retrieved 22 April 2011.
  2. "Former Okinawa Gov. Ota, who tackled US base issues, dies at 92". 12 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017 – via Mainichi Daily News.
  3. "大田昌秀氏が死去 沖縄県知事、参院議員など歴任(琉球新報) - Yahoo!ニュース". Yahoo.co.jp. 12 June 2017. Retrieved 12 June 2017.