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List of famous alumni from Doshisha University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Doshisha University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Doshisha University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Doshisha University are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Doshisha University.

List features Yasutaka Tsutsui, Takako Doi and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Doshisha University?” and “Which celebrities are Doshisha University alumni?”

Kunio Hiramatsu was the mayor of Osaka, Osaka in Japan. He was elected in 2007 with centre-left support from the Democratic Party of Japan, People's New Party, Social Democratic Party, defeating centre-right supported incumbent Jun'ichi Seki by 50,000 votes. Hiramatsu unsuccessfully ran for re-election in Osaka's mayoral election on 27 November 2011, where his challenger was former Osaka Governor Tōru Hashimoto. Despite support from both major Japanese national parties, and the Japanese Communist Party retracting their candidate to support his re-election bid, Hiramatsu trailed Hashimoto by a margin of well over 200,000 votes. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Amagasaki, Japan

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Masaki Sumitani is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Doshisha University Alumni
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Masaki Sumitani

Masaki Sumitani is a Japanese comedian, retired professional wrestler and tarento also known under his performing name of Razor Ramon Hard Gay, which he adopted from the original wrestler Razor Ramon. His act was featured on the Bakusho Mondai no Bakuten! Saturday variety show on TBS Television in Japan, in 2005. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 42

Birthplace: Harima, Japan


Uchida Kosai

Count Uchida Kōsai was a statesman, diplomat and interim prime minister, active in Meiji, Taishō and Shōwa period Japan. He was also known as Uchida Yasuya. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 71 (1865-1936)

Birthplace: Yatsushiro, Japan

Takako Doi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Doshisha University Alumni
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Takako Doi

Takako Doi was a prominent Japanese politician from 1980 until her retirement in 2005. She was the first female Lower House Speaker in Japan, the highest position a female politician has ever held in the country's modern history Doi was born in Hyōgo Prefecture and graduated from Doshisha University, where she studied law. She was elected to the House of Representatives, the lower house of the Diet, as a member of the Japan Socialist Party in 1969, representing the 2nd district of Hyōgo. She spent her first ten years in the House on the sidelines, but came to national attention in 1980 when she was highly critical of Japan's unequal treatment of women, specifically about women-only home ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: Kobe, Keihanshin, Japan