Yasuo Fukuda

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Yasuo Fukuda
福田 康夫
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
26 September 2007 – 24 September 2008
Preceded byShinzo Abe
Succeeded byTarō Asō
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
October 2000 – 7 May 2004
Prime MinisterYoshirō Mori
Junichiro Koizumi
Preceded byHidenao Nakagawa
Succeeded byHiroyuki Hosoda
Member of the House of Representatives
for Gunma 4th District
In office
7 November 1996 – 16 November 2012
Preceded byNew constituency
Succeeded byTatsuo Fukuda
Majority118,517 (62.83%)
Member of the House of Representatives
for Gunma 3rd District
In office
Personal details
Born (1936-07-16) July 16, 1936 (age 87)
Takasaki, Empire of Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Spouse(s)Kiyoko Fukuda
ParentsTakeo Fukuda
Mie Fukuda
Alma materWaseda University

Yasuo Fukuda (福田康夫) (born 16 July 1936) was Prime Minister of Japan from 2007 to 2008. He was born in Gunma, Japan.[1] The prime minister before him was Shinzo Abe. He hosted the G8 meeting in Hokkaido in July 2008, but resigned on September 1, 2008, due to low approval ratings and political deadlock. He was succeeded by Taro Aso.

References[change | change source]

  1. Profile: "Chief Cabinet Secretary, Minister of State (Gender Equality)", Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan. Accessed 20 March 2016.