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KISHIDA Fumio

KISHIDA Fumio

Prime Minister

Date of Birth: July 29, 1957
Place of Birth: Tokyo
Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Member of the House of Representatives
Constituency: Hiroshima 1st District
Number of Elected: 10
Education
1982 Graduated from the School of Law, Waseda University
Career
Nov. 2021The 101st Prime Minister
Oct. 2021The 100th Prime Minister
Aug. 2017Liberal Democratic Party Political Chairman
Jul. 2017Minister of Defense (3rd Abe Cabinet (2nd Reshuffled))
Aug. 2016Minister for Foreign Affairs (3rd Abe Cabinet (2nd Reshuffled))
Oct. 2015Minister for Foreign Affairs (3rd Abe Cabinet (Reshuffled))
Dec. 2014Minister for Foreign Affairs (3rd Abe Cabinet)
Sep. 2014Minister for Foreign Affairs (2nd Abe Cabinet (Reshuffled))
Dec. 2012Minister for Foreign Affairs (2nd Abe Cabinet)
2011Chairman of the LDP’s Diet Affairs Committee
2008Minister for Consumer Affairs (Fukuda Cabinet)
Minister for Space Policy (Fukuda Cabinet)
2007Minister of State for Special Missions (1st Abe Cabinet)
(Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Quality-of-Life Policy, "Challenge Again" Initiative, Science and Technology Policy, and Regulatory Reform)
Minister of State for Special Missions (Fukuda Cabinet)
(Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Science and Technology Policy, Quality-of-Life Policy and Regulatory Reform)
2005Chairman of the Committee on Health, Labour and Welfare of the House of Representatives
2001Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (Koizumi Cabinet)
2000Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Construction (Mori Cabinet)
1999Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Construction (2nd Obuchi Cabinet)
1993Elected to the House of Representatives for the first time (40th General Election) (Elected eight times as of present)
1987Secretary to a member of the House of Representatives
1982Joined Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, Ltd.

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