Hideo Shima

Engineer, Deceased Person

1901 – 1998

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Who was Hideo Shima?

Hideo Shima was a Japanese engineer and the driving force behind the building of the first bullet train.

Shima was born in Osaka in 1901, and educated at the Tokyo Imperial University, where he studied engineering. His father was part of a group of officials that had built up Japan's emerging railroad industry.

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Born
May 20, 1901
Japan
Profession
Education
  • University of Tokyo
Died
Mar 19, 1998
Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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