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List of famous alumni from Kwansei Gakuin University, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Kwansei Gakuin University include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Kwansei Gakuin University alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Kwansei Gakuin 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 Kwansei Gakuin University.

List contains graduates like Dries van Agt and So Taguchi.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Kwansei Gakuin University?” and “Which celebrities are Kwansei Gakuin University alumni?”
Dries van Agt is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Kwansei Gakuin University Alumni
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Andreas Antonius Maria "Dries" van Agt is a retired Dutch politician of the Christian Democratic Appeal. He served as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 19 December 1977, until 4 November 1982. Van Agt a lawyer, jurist and civil servant by occupation, he worked for the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Ministry of Justice from 1958 until 1968. Van Agt became a professor of Criminal procedure at the Radboud University Nijmegen in 1968. Van Agt was asked to become Minister of Justice after the Dutch general election of 1971 in the Cabinet Biesheuvel I under Prime Minister Barend Biesheuvel of the Anti-Revolutionary Party, he resigned as a professor the same day he took office ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 87

Birthplace: Geldrop, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Yoshihiko Miyauchi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Kwansei Gakuin University Alumni
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Yoshihiko Miyauchi is a Japanese businessman. He is chairman and CEO of ORIX Corp, and served as President of the Council for Promoting Regulatory Reform in Japan. As of 2007, ORIX was Japan's largest leasing and leading diversified financial services conglomerate with assets in excess of US$ 69 billion and subsidiaries & associates in 24 countries worldwide. Miyauchi received a BA from Kwansei Gakuin University in 1958, followed by an MBA in 1960 from the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. Upon completing his MBA, Miyauchi returned to Japan and in 1964 joined a small startup, Orient Leasing Co. Ltd., that helped pioneer the lease financing of machinery and industrial equipment ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 82

Birthplace: Kobe, Keihanshin, Japan

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Yuriko Koike is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Kwansei Gakuin University Alumni
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Yuriko Koike is a Japanese politician, who was the Minister of Defense in the Cabinet of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, but resigned August 27, 2007 after only 54 days in office. She is a member of the House of Representatives of Japan for Tokyo's 10th district. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 65

Birthplace: Ashiya, Japan

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So Taguchi is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Kwansei Gakuin University Alumni
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So Taguchi is a Japanese former outfielder. After ten seasons with the Orix BlueWave of Nippon Professional Baseball, he played eight years in Major League Baseball with the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies and Chicago Cubs, followed by a final two years in Japan with the Orix Buffaloes. Taguchi is the first Japanese National League player to win a World Series. Taguchi is also the first Japanese player to win two World Series with different teams – with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2006 and the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 48

Birthplace: Nishinomiya, Japan

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