Masayoshi Itō

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Masayoshi Ito
伊東 正義
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Prime Minister of Japan
Acting
In office
12 June 1980 – 17 July 1980
MonarchShōwa
Preceded byMasayoshi Ōhira
Succeeded byZenkō Suzuki
Personal details
Born(1913-12-15)15 December 1913
Aizuwakamatsu, Fukushima Prefecture, Japan
Died21 May 1994(1994-05-21) (aged 80)
Tokyo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materTokyo Imperial University

Masayoshi Ito (伊東 正義, Itō Masayoshi, 15 December 1913 – 21 May 1994) was a Japanese politician. He was acting Prime Minister of Japan in 1980 after the sudden death of Masayoshi Ōhira. He later was foreign minister of Japan from 1980 to 1981.

Ito died on 21 May 1994 in Tokyo at the age of 80.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Masayoshi Ito, 80, Japanese Politician". The New York Times. 21 May 1994. Retrieved 13 January 2013.