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Ichiro Ozawa

Ichiro Ozawa, Japanese legislator.

Background

  • Ozawa, Ichiro was born on May 24, 1942 in Mizusawa, Japan. Son of Saeki and Michi Ozawa.

  • Education

    • Graduate, Keio University.

    Career

    • Parliamentary vice minister Science & Technology Agency. Member District 4 Iwate Prefecture Japanese House of Representatives, since 1969, chairman committee on rules and administration, deputy chief cabinet secretary. Minister home affairs Government of Japan, 1985—1987.

      Secretary general Liberal Democratic Party (LDP), 1989—1991, Shinshinto Party (New Frontier Party), 1994—1995, president, 1995—1997. Founder, president Jiyuto Party (Liberal Party), 1998—2004. President Democratic Party of Japan, 2006—2009.

    Works

    • Blueprint for a New Japan: The Rethinking of a Nation
    • A must read for businessmen and Japan watchers, this official version of the political bombshell translated privately by the CIA is the incisive and unprecedented one-man political manifesto of the former secretary-general of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic party.
    • Blueprint for a New Japan: The Rethinking of a Nation
    • A must read for businessmen and Japan watchers, this official version of the political bombshell translated privately by the CIA is the incisive and unprecedented one-man political manifesto of the former secretary-general of Japan's ruling Liberal Democratic party.
    • Author: (book) Blueprint for a New Japan, 1993.

    Personality

    Interests

    Fishing, Go.

    Connections

    • Married Kazuko Fukuda, 1973. 3 children.
    • father: Saeki Ozawa
    • mother: Michi Ozawa
    • spouse: Kazuko Fukuda
    Ichiro Ozawa
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    Born May 24, 1942
    (age 75)
    Nationality
    • 1985 - 1987
      minister home affairs Government of Japan
    • 1989 - 1991
      secretary, general Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
    • 1994 - 1995
      secretary, general Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
    • 2006 - 2009
      president, Democratic Party of Japan
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