Masayoshi Itō

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Masayoshi Itō
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
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
21 November 1963 – 21 May 1994
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 Itō (伊東 正義, Itō Masayoshi, 15 December 1913 – 21 May 1994) was a Japanese politician. He was the acting Prime Minister of Japan in 1980 after the sudden death of Masayoshi Ōhira. He became Foreign Minister from 1980 to 1981.[1]

References[change | change source]

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