Yukio Hatoyama biography

Yukio Hatoyama

Politician

1947 –

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Who is Yukio Hatoyama?

Yukio Hatoyama is a former Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 16 September 2009 to 2 June 2010. He was the first Prime Minister from the modern Democratic Party of Japan.

First elected to the House of Representatives in 1986, Hatoyama became President of the DPJ, the main opposition party, in May 2009. He then led the party to victory in the August 2009 general election, defeating the long-governing Liberal Democratic Party. He represented the Hokkaido 9th district in the House of Representatives.

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Born
Feb 11, 1947
Bunkyo, Tokyo
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Religion
  • Baptists
Nationality
  • Japan
Profession
Education
  • University of Tokyo
  • Stanford University
Lived in
  • Tokyo

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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