Born: Jan 20, 1868 AD
Died: 1952 AD, at 84 years of age.
1868 - Born on the 20th of January in Fochi Prefecture, Japan.
1924 - He was promoted to admiral and commander-in-chief of the Combined Fleet.
1927 - He became Navy Minister in the administration of Tanaka Giichi.
1930 - He was one of the few supporters of the arms reduction treaty resulting London Naval Conference.
1932 - He again served as Navy Minister in the Saito Makoto cabinet.
1934 - He was the admiral in the Imperial Japanese Navy and Politician.
- He was the 31st Prime Minister of Japan.
1944 - He played a leading role in the overthrow of the Hideki Tojo cabinet.
1952 - He died on the 17th of October.
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