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Famous Politicians from Japan

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List of the most popular, renowned or famous politicians from Japan. List includes the most notable politicians from Japan, along with photos when available. This list of Japanese politicians is alphabetical, but can be sorted by any column and answers the question "what famous politicians are from Japan?" You can click on the names of the famous politicians of Japan in order to get more information about each one. List ranges from Chikage Oogi to Akira Nagatsuma, plus much more. You can use the politicians in this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social networks you belong to. {#nodes}
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    Abe Isoo is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Abe Isoo

    Dec. at 84 (1865-1949)

    BirthplaceFukuoka, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Abe Isoo (安部 磯雄, 4 February 1865 – 10 February 1949) was a Japanese Christian socialist,... more on Wikipedia
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    Abe Masahiro is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Abe Masahiro

    Dec. at 38 (1819-1857)

    BirthplaceEdo

    NationalityJapan

    Abe Masahiro (阿部 正弘, December 3, 1819 – August 6, 1857) was the chief senior councillor (rōjū)... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    Abe Tadaaki is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Abe Tadaaki

    Dec. at 69 (1602-1671)

    BirthplaceEdo

    NationalityJapan

    Abe Tadaaki (阿部 忠秋, September 4, 1602 – June 25, 1671) was a high-ranking government official... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Akie Abe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akie Abe

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akie Abe (安倍 昭恵, Abe Akie, born 10 June 1962) is the wife of Shinzō Abe, the current Prime... more on Wikipedia
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    Akihiro Ohata is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akihiro Ohata

    Age: 72

    BirthplaceJōhoku, Ibaraki

    NationalityJapan

    Akihiro Ohata (大畠 章宏, Ōhata Akihiro, born October 5, 1947) is a Japanese politician of the... more on Wikipedia
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    Akihiro Ota is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceShinshiro, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akihiro Ota (太田 昭宏, Ōta Akihiro, born October 6, 1945) is a Japanese politician of the Komeito... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Akihito is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akihito

    Age: 86

    BirthplaceTokyo Imperial Palace, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akihito (明仁, Japanese: [akiçi̥to], English: (listen) or ; born 23 December 1933) is a member... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Akiko Dōmoto is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceCalifornia, United States of America

    NationalityJapan

    Akiko Dōmoto (堂本 暁子, Dōmoto Akiko, born July 31, 1932) was the governor of Chiba Prefecture in... more on Wikipedia
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    Akimoto Hirotomo is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akimoto Hirotomo

    Dec. at 35 (1848-1883)

    BirthplaceEdo

    NationalityJapan

    Akimoto Hirotomo (秋元 礼朝, May 16, 1848 – June 13, 1883) was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    Akira Amari is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akira Amari

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceAtsugi, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akira Amari (甘利 明, Amari Akira, born August 27, 1949) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Akira Koike is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceSetagaya, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akira Koike (小池 晃, Koike Akira, born 9 June 1960) is a Japanese politician, who is the... more on Wikipedia
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    Akira Nagatsuma is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceNerima, Tokyo, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akira Nagatsuma (長妻 昭, Nagatsuma Akira, born June 14, 1960) is a Japanese politician of the... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Akira Shimada is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akira Shimada

    Dec. at 44 (1901-1945)

    BirthplaceKobe, Keihanshin, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akira Shimada was the last governor of Okinawa Prefecture before Japan's defeat in 1945. He... more on Wikipedia
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    Akita Sanesue is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akita Sanesue

    Dec. at 84 (1576-1660)

    BirthplaceDewa Province, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akita Sanesue (秋田 実季, 1576 – January 11, 1660) was a Japanese daimyō who lived during the... more on Wikipedia
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    Akiyuki Nosaka is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceKamakura, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Akiyuki Nosaka (野坂 昭如, Nosaka Akiyuki, October 10, 1930 – December 9, 2015) was a Japanese... more on Wikipedia
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    Akizuki Tanenaga is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Akizuki Tanenaga

    Dec. at 47 (1567-1614)

    NationalityJapan

    Akizuki Tanenaga (秋月 種長, March 17, 1567 – July 19, 1614) was a Japanese samurai warrior and... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Alberto Fujimori is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceLima, Peru

    NationalityJapan, Peru

    Alberto Fujimori Fujimori (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβeɾto fuxiˈmoɾi]; Japanese: [ɸɯʑiꜜmoɾi];... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Antonio Inoki is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    BirthplaceYokohama, Japan

    NationalityJapan

    Muhammad Hussain Inoki (Arabic: مُحَمَّد حُسَيْن إينوكي‎, romanized: Muḥammad Ḥusayn ʻIinuki)... more on Wikipedia

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    Aoyama Tadanaga is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Aoyama Tadanaga

    Dec. at 58 (1806-1864)

    NationalityJapan

    Aoyama Tadanaga (青山 忠良, May 27, 1806 – December 13, 1864) was a Japanese daimyō of the late... more on Wikipedia
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    Arai Hakuseki is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Arai Hakuseki

    Dec. at 68 (1657-1725)

    BirthplaceEdo

    NationalityJapan

    Arai Hakuseki (新井 白石, March 24, 1657 – June 29, 1725) was a Confucianist, scholar-bureaucrat,... more on Wikipedia
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    Arima Harunobu is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Arima Harunobu

    Dec. at 45 (1567-1612)

    BirthplaceHinoe Castle

    NationalityJapan

    Arima Harunobu (有馬 晴信, 1567 – June 5, 1612) was the second son and successor of Japanese... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Arima Naozumi is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Arima Naozumi

    Dec. at 55 (1586-1641)

    BirthplaceJapan

    NationalityJapan

    Arima Naozumi (有馬 直純, 1586 – June 3, 1641) was the first son of the Kirishitan daimyō Arima... more on Wikipedia
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    Asano Nagaakira is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Asano Nagaakira

    Dec. at 46 (1586-1632)

    NationalityJapan

    Asano Nagaakira (浅野 長晟, March 18, 1586 – October 16, 1632) was a Japanese samurai of the early... more on Wikipedia
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    Asano Nagakoto is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Asano Nagakoto

    Dec. at 95 (1842-1937)

    NationalityJapan

    Marquis Asano Nagakoto (浅野 長勲, August 28, 1842 – February 1, 1937) was a daimyō of Hiroshima... more on Wikipedia
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    Asano Tsunaakira is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Politicians from Japan

    Asano Tsunaakira

    Dec. at 36 (1637-1673)

    NationalityJapan

    Asano Tsunaakira (浅野 綱晟, June 21, 1637 – February 18, 1673) was a Japanese daimyō of the Edo... more on Wikipedia
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