Naoto Kan

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Naoto Kan
菅 直人
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Prime Meenister o Japan
In office
8 Juin 2010 – 2 September 2011
MonarchAkihito
Precedit biYukio Hatoyama
Succeedit biYoshihiko Noda
Meenister o Finance
In office
6 Januar 2010 – 8 Juin 2010
Prime MeenisterYukio Hatoyama
Precedit biHirohisa Fujii
Succeedit biYoshihiko Noda
Deputy Prime Meenister o Japan
In office
16 September 2009 – 8 Juin 2010
Prime MeenisterYukio Hatoyama
Precedit biVacant
Last held bi Wataru Kubo
Succeedit biVacant
Next held bi Katsuya Okada
Meenister o State for Economic an Fiscal Policy
In office
16 September 2009 – 8 Juin 2010
Prime MeenisterYukio Hatoyama
Precedit biYoshimasa Hayashi
Succeedit biSatoshi Arai
Meenister o State in charge o Naitional Strategy
In office
16 September 2009 – 6 Januar 2010
Prime MeenisterYukio Hatoyama
Precedit biPoseetion established
Succeedit biYoshito Sengoku
Meenister o State for Science an Technology Policy
In office
16 September 2009 – 6 Januar 2010
Prime MeenisterYukio Hatoyama
Precedit biSeiko Noda
Succeedit biTatsuo Kawabata
Meenister o Health an Welfare
In office
11 Januar 1996 – 7 November 1996
Prime MeenisterRyutaro Hashimoto
Precedit biChūryō Morii
Succeedit biJunichiro Koizumi
Personal details
Born (1946-10-10) 10 October 1946 (age 74)
Ube, Yamaguchi, Japan
Poleetical pairtyDemocratic Pairty
Ither poleetical
affiliations
Socialist Democratic Federation (afore 1993)
New Pairty Sakigake (1993–1996)
previous Democratic Pairty (1996–1998)
Spoose(s)Nobuko Kan (1970–present)
BairnsGentarō Kan
Shinjirō Kan
Alma materTokyo Institute o Technology
WabsteidOffeecial wabsteid

Naoto Kan ( , Kan Naoto, born 10 October 1946) is a Japanese politeecian, an umwhile Prime Meenister o Japan. In Juin 2010, then-Finance Meenister Kan wis electit as the leader o the Democratic Pairty o Japan (DPJ) an designatit Prime Meenister bi the Diet tae succeed Yukio Hatoyama. Kan wis the first Prime Meenister o Japan syne the resignation o Junichiro Koizumi in 2006 tae serve for mair nor 1 year, wi predecessors Yukio Hatoyama, Tarō Asō, Yasuo Fukuda, an Shinzō Abe either resignin prematurly or losin an election. On 26 August 2011, Kan annoonced his resignation. Yoshihiko Noda wis formally appyntit as Prime Meenister on 2 September 2011.[1] On 1 August 2012, Unitit Nations Secretar-General Ban Ki-moon annoonced Kan would be ane o the members o the UN heich-level panel on the post-2015 development agenda.[2]

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