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Yoshihiko Noda

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Yoshihiko Noda
野田 佳彦
Yoshihiko Noda
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
2 September 2011 – 26 December 2012
DeputyKatsuya Okada
Preceded byNaoto Kan
Succeeded byShinzo Abe
Minister of Finance
In office
8 June 2010 – 2 September 2011
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded byNaoto Kan
Succeeded byJun Azumi
Senior Vice Minister of Finance
In office
16 September 2009 – 8 June 2010
Prime MinisterYukio Hatoyama
Preceded byWataru Takeshita
Masatoshi Ishida
Succeeded byMotohisa Ikeda
Naoki Minezaki
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
26 June 2000
Preceded byShōichi Tanaka
ConstituencyChiba 4th district
In office
19 July 1993 – 27 September 1996
Preceded byKen'ichi Ueno
Succeeded byDistrict Abolished
ConstituencyChiba 1st district
Personal details
Born (1957-05-20) 20 May 1957 (age 67)
Funabashi, Chiba, Japan
Political partySocial Security
Other political
Spouse(s)Hitomi Noda (1992–present)
Alma materWaseda University
WebsiteGovernment website

Yoshihiko Noda Yoshihiko Noda (野田 佳彦, Noda Yoshihiko, born 20 May 1957) was Prime Minister of Japan from 2011 to 2012. He was leader of the Democratic Party of Japan (Minshuto). He was defeated by Shinzo Abe's party in an election in December 2012.

Noda was born in Funabashi, Chiba.[1] His family was poor.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Profile: Yoshihiko Noda, a fiscal hawk flies into Japan's top post". People's Daily. 29 August 2011. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  2. Sakamaki, Sachiko; Ujikane, Keiko (29 August 2011). "Japan's Noda Faces Short Honeymoon". Bloomberg L.P. Retrieved 29 August 2011.
  3. Hongo, Jun, "Noda a grappler, wears many hats", Japan Times, 31 August 2011, p. 3.