Masayoshi Ōhira

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Masayoshi Ōhira
大平 正芳
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Masayoshi Ōhira
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
7 December 1978 – 12 June 1980
MonarchShōwa
Preceded byTakeo Fukuda
Succeeded byMasayoshi Itō
Minister of Finance
In office
16 July 1974 – 24 December 1976
Prime MinisterKakuei Tanaka
Takeo Miki
Preceded byTakeo Fukuda
Succeeded byHideo Bo
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
7 July 1972 – 16 July 1974
Prime MinisterKakuei Tanaka
Preceded byTakeo Fukuda
Succeeded byToshio Kimura
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
30 November 1968 – 14 January 1970
Prime MinisterEisaku Satō
Preceded byEtsusaburo Shiina
Succeeded byKiichi Miyazawa
Minister for Foreign Affairs
In office
18 July 1962 – 18 July 1964
Prime MinisterHayato Ikeda
Preceded byZentaro Kosaka
Succeeded byEtsusaburo Shiina
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
19 July 1960 – 18 July 1962
Prime MinisterHayato Ikeda
Preceded byEtsusaburo Shiina
Succeeded byYasumi Kurogane
Personal details
Born(1910-03-12)12 March 1910
Kan'onji, Kagawa, Japan
Died12 June 1980(1980-06-12) (aged 70)
Minato, Tokyo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Shigeko (1916–1990)
Children4
Alma materHitotsubashi University
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Masayoshi Ōhira (大平 正芳, Ōhira Masayoshi, 12 March 1910 – 12 June 1980) was a Japanese politician. he was Prime Minister of Japan from 1978 to 1980. Ōhira's time in office was cut short when he died in office of a heart attack.[1]

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