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Noboru Takeshita

Noboru TAKESHITA, Japanese politician. House of Representatives since 1958, Pari.

Background

  • Takeshita, Noboru was born on February 26, 1924 in Shimane Prefecture, Japan.

  • Education

    • Graduate, School Commerce, Waseda University, 1947.

    Career

    • Teacher English, social studies local secondary school, Shimane Prefecture, 1947-1951. Member Shimane Prefectural Assembly, 1951-1957, House of Representatives, Diet, Tokyo, from 1958. Parliamentary vice minister Ministry of International Trade and Industry, 1963-1964.

      Deputy chief cabinet secretary, 1964-1966. Chief cabinet secretary, 1971-1972, 74. Minister of construction, 1976.

      Chairman budget committee House of Representatives, 1978-1979. Minister of finance, 1979-1980, 82-86. Prime minister of Japan, 1987-1989.

      Secretary general Liberal Democratic Party, 1986-1987, president, 1987-1989.

    Works

    • Author: Waga michi o yuki (Seeking after the Path), 1979, Riso o mezashite (Pursuing an Ideal), 1981, Magokoro no seiji (Honest Politics), 1983, Subarashi Kuni Nihon, 1987.

    Membership

    House of Representatives since 1958, Pari.

    Personality

    Interests

    Judo (holds 5th dan), golf, reading, fine arts (especially Japanese-style painting), yachting.

    Connections

    • Married Naoko Endo, 1946. 3 daughters.
    • spouse: Naoko Endo
    Noboru Takeshita
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    Born February 26, 1924
    Died June 19, 2000
    (aged 76)
    Nationality
    • 1947
      School Commerce
    • 1947 - 1951
      Teacher, English
    • 1951 - 1957
      member, Shimane Prefectural Assembly
    • 1963 - 1964
      parliamentary vice minister Ministry of Intern, ational Trade and Industry
    • 1964 - 1966
      deputy chief cabinet secretary
    • 1971 - 1972
      chief cabinet secretary
    • 1976
      minister of construction
    • 1978 - 1979
      chairman, budget committee House of Representatives
    • 1979 - 1980
      minister of finance
    • 1987 - 1989
      prime minister of Japan
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