Born: Feb 26, 1924 AD
Died: 2000 AD, at 76 years of age.
Categories: Political Leader
1924 - Born on the 26th of February in Shimane, Prefecture, Japan.
1958 - He entered the lower house of the "Diet of Japan" (Japan Legislature) in the Liberal Democratic Party.
1971 - He served as a Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan.
1976 - He became a Minister of Construction Of Japan.
1979 - He served as a Minister of Finance of Japan.
1987 - On the 6th of November he became the 74th Prime Minister of Japan.
1989 - He was forced to resign as a Prime Minister of Japan, he was accused of "insider trading" and corruption.
2000 - On the 19th of June, he died of respiratory failure.
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