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Japanese legislator , Prime Minister of Japan

Yukio Hatoyama, Japanese legislator, former prime minister of Japan. Named one of The World's Most Powerful People, Forbes magazine, 2009, The 100 Most Influential People in the World, TIME magazine, 2010. Chairman Japan-Russia Society, Touch Football Association Japan, Guide Dogs & Service Dogs Association Japan.

Background

Hatoyama, Yukio was born on February 11, 1947 in Japan.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Tokyo University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Stanford University, California, 1976.

Career

Assistant professor Senshyu University, Japan, 1981—1983. Private secretary to Iichiro Hatoyama, 1983—1986. Member of Parliament, 9th Hokkaido district Japanese House of Representatives, Tokyo, since 1986.

Parliamentary vice minister Hokkaido Development Agency, 1990. Co-founder Democratic Party Japan, Tokyo, co-leader, 1996—1997, secretary general, 1997—1998, 2004, deputy secretary general, 1998—1999, president, 1999—2002, 2009—2010, shadow minister foreign affairs, internal affairs, communications, 2004. Prime minister Japan, 2009—2010.

Chairman Diet affairs committee Democratic Party Japan, 1999, 2004. Member Standing Officers Council, 2002.

Membership

Chairman Japan-Russia Society, Touch Football Association Japan, Guide Dogs & Service Dogs Association Japan.

Connections

Married Miyuki Hatoyama.

spouse:
Miyuki Hatoyama.