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Nakasone, Yasuhiro

Born: 1918 AD
Currently alive, at 97 years of age.
Nationality: N/A
Categories: Prime Ministers

1918 – Born on the 27th of May in Gunma Prefecture,Japan.

1946 – He entered the Diet of Japan as a member of the House of Representatives.

1952 – He gained brief notoriety, for blaming Emperor Hirohito for Japan’s defeat in the war.

1959 – He became a Minister of Science, under the government of Nobusuke,Kishi.

1982 – He improved Japan’s relations with the USSR and the People’s Republic of China.

1985 – He became the first Japanese prime minister to visit Yasukini Shrine.

1986 – He congratulated the US, on its economic success despite the presence of "problematic" minorities.

2003 – He was not given a place on the LDP’s electoral list.