Hajime Sugiyama

Military Person

1880 – 1945

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Who was Hajime Sugiyama?

Hajime Sugiyama was a field marshal who served as successively as chief of the Army General Staff, and minister of war in the Imperial Japanese Army during World War II between 1937 and 1944. As War Minister in 1937, he was one of the principal architects of the China Incident or second Sino-Japanese War. Later, as Army Chief of Staff in 1940 and 1941, he was a leading advocate of expansion into Southeast Asia and later preventive war against the United States.

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Born
Jan 1, 1880
Kokura
Also known as
  • Sugiyama Hajime
Nationality
  • Japan
  • Empire of Japan
Died
Sep 12, 1945
Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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