Sumiteru Taniguchi

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Sumiteru Taniguchi (谷口 稜曄, Taniguchi Sumiteru, January 26, 1929 – August 30, 2017) was a Japanese postman and anti-nuclear activist. He was known for being a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, Japan. He was a well known activist for a treaty prohibiting nuclear weapons. He was chairman of the Nagasaki Council of A-Bomb Sufferers.[1]

Taniguchi died of lung and skin cancer on August 30, 2017 in Nagasaki at the age of 88.[2]

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  1. "Postman who survived Nagasaki bombing dies aged 88". 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017 – via The Guardian.
  2. "A-bomb survivor Sumiteru Taniguchi dies of cancer at 88". 30 August 2017. Retrieved 30 August 2017 – via Mainichi Daily News.