Tenkōkō Sonoda (園田 天光光 Sonoda Tenkōkō, 23 January 1919 – 29 January 2015) was a Japanese politician. She was a member of the Japanese Diet from 1946 until 1952. In 1950, she became the first woman in Japanese political history to have a baby while in office.
Sonoda died on 29 January 2015 in a Tokyo hospital. She was 96.
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- "Sonoda, one of Japan's first female lawmakers, dead at 96". The Japan Times. 29 January 2015. Unknown parameter