Yukio Edano

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Yukio Edano
枝野 幸男
Yukio Edano in SL Square on 2017 - 4 (cropped).jpg
Leader of the Opposition
Assumed office
23 October 2017
MonarchAkihito
Naruhito
Prime MinisterShinzō Abe
Preceded bySeiji Maehara
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
In office
12 September 2011 – 26 December 2012
Prime MinisterYoshihiko Noda
Preceded byYoshio Hachiro
Succeeded byToshimitsu Motegi
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
4 January 2011 – 2 September 2011
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded byYoshito Sengoku
Succeeded byOsamu Fujimura
Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
In office
14 January 2011 – 2 September 2011
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded bySumio Mabuchi
Succeeded byTatsuo Kawabata
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Acting
In office
7 March 2011 – 9 March 2011
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded bySeiji Maehara
Succeeded byTakeaki Matsumoto
Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs
In office
10 February 2010 – 8 June 2010
Prime MinisterYukio Hatoyama
Preceded byYoshito Sengoku
Succeeded byRenhō
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
19 July 1993
Constituency
Leader of the Constitutional Democratic Party
Assumed office
2 October 2017
Preceded byPosition established
Personal details
Born (1964-05-31) 31 May 1964 (age 55)
Utsunomiya, Japan
Political partyCDP
Other political
affiliations
JNP (1992–1994)
NFP (1994–1998)
DPJ (1998–2016, merger)
DP (2016–2017, split)
Children2
Alma materTohoku University
Websitewww.edano.gr.jp

Yukio Edano (枝野 幸男, Edano Yukio, born 31 May 1964) is a Japanese politician. He is a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet. He was Chief Cabinet Secretary and Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry in the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) between 2010 and 2012.[1]

He is the head of the Constitutional Democratic Party of Japan[2] since its formation in October 2017.

References[change | change source]

  1. Reuters, "Japan picks Edano as trade min after predecessor gaffe", 11 September 2011
  2. "Edano's new liberal party to field more than 50 candidates in Lower House election". October 4, 2017 – via Japan Times Online.