Hitoshi Motoshima

Politician

1922 –

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Who is Hitoshi Motoshima?

Hitoshi Motoshima is a retired Japanese politician. He served four terms as mayor of Nagasaki from 1979 to 1995. He has publicly made controversial statements about the responsibility of Japan and its then-reigning Emperor for World War II and survived a retaliatory assassination attempt in 1990.

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Born
Feb 20, 1922
Shinkamigoto
Also known as
  • Mayor Hitoshi Motoshima
Religion
  • Christianity
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • Kyoto University

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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