Tanzan Ishibashi

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Tanzan Ishibashi
石橋 湛山
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Prime Minister of Japan
In office
23 December 1956 – 31 January 1957
MonarchShōwa
Preceded byIchirō Hatoyama
Succeeded byNobusuke Kishi
Director-General of the Japan Defense Agency
In office
23 December 1956 – 31 January 1957
MonarchShōwa
Prime MinisterTanzan Ishibashi
Preceded byFunada Naka
Succeeded byNobusuke Kishi
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
In office
23 December 1956 – 27 December 1956
Preceded byIsamu Murakami
Succeeded byTaro Hirai
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
10 December 1954 – 23 December 1956
Prime MinisterIchirō Hatoyama
Preceded byKiichi Aichi
Succeeded byMikio Mizuta
Minister of Finance
In office
22 May 1946 – 24 May 1947
Prime MinisterShigeru Yoshida
Preceded byKeizo Shibusawa
Succeeded byTetsu Katayama (Acting)
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
1 October 1952 – 29 January 1967
ConstituencyShizuoka 2nd
In office
26 April 1947 – 17 May 1947
ConstituencyShizuoka 2nd
Personal details
Born(1884-09-25)25 September 1884
Tokyo, Japan
Died25 April 1973(1973-04-25) (aged 88)
Osaka, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party (1955–1973)
Other political
affiliations
Socialist Party (1945–1955)
Alma materWaseda University
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Tanzan Ishibashi (石橋 湛山, Ishibashi Tanzan, 25 September 1884 – 25 April 1973) was a Japanese journalist and politician who was Prime Minister of Japan from 1956 to 1957. He studied at Waseda University. He was a journalist for the Mainichi Shimbun.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 石橋湛山. Kotobank (in Japanese). Asahi Shimbun. Retrieved 2020-07-16.