Shinzō Abe

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Shinzō Abe
安倍 晋三
Shinzō Abe in 2013 cropped.jpg
Abe in Aprile 2013
Prime Meenister o Japan
Assumed office
26 December 2012
Monarch Akihito
Depute Tarō Asō
Precedit bi Yoshihiko Noda
In office
26 September 2006 – 26 September 2007
Monarch Akihito
Precedit bi Junichiro Koizumi
Succeedit bi Yasuo Fukuda
Preses o the Liberal Democratic Pairty
Assumed office
26 September 2012
Depute Masahiko Kōmura
Precedit bi Sadakazu Tanigaki
In office
20 September 2006 – 26 September 2007
Precedit bi Junichiro Koizumi
Succeedit bi Yasuo Fukuda
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
31 October 2005 – 26 September 2006
Prime Meenister Junichiro Koizumi
Precedit bi Hiroyuki Hosoda
Succeedit bi Yasuhisa Shiozaki
Personal details
Born (1954-09-21) 21 September 1954 (age 65)
Nagato, Japan
Poleetical pairty Liberal Democratic Pairty
Spoose(s) Akie Matsuzaki
Alma mater Seikei Varsity
Varsity o Soothern Californie
Religion Shinto[1]

Shinzō Abe (安倍 晋三, Abe Shinzō, [abe ɕinzoː] ( listen); born 21 September 1954) is the Prime Meenister o Japan, in office syne 2012.

Preses o the Liberal Democratic Pairty (LDP)[2] an chairman o the Oyagaku propulsion parliamentary group, Abe is the 90t Japanese Prime Meenister, electit bi a speicial session o the Naitional Diet on 26 September 2006. He wis then Japan's youngest post-Warld War II prime meenister an the first born efter the war. He served as prime meenister for less than a year, resignin on 12 September 2007.[3] He wis replaced bi Yasuo Fukuda, beginnin a string o Prime Meenisters who did nae maintain the position for mair than ane year.[4] On 26 September 2012, Abe defeatit umwhile Meenister o Defense Shigeru Ishiba in a run-aff vote tae win the LDP presidential election.[5]

Abe acame the Prime Meenister again followin the LDP's landslide victory in the 2012 general election wi a govrenment on 26 December 2012.

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  2. Foster, Malcolm (26 September 2012). "Abe wins vote to lead Japan main opposition party". Associated Press. Retrieved 26 September 2012. 
  3. Nakata, Hiroko (13 September 2007). "Prime Minister Abe announces resignation". Japan Times. Archived frae the oreeginal on 17 January 2010. Retrieved 13 September 2007. 
  4. . CNN |url= missing title (help). [deid airtin]
  5. "Japan ex-PM Shinzo Abe elected opposition leader". BBC News. 26 September 2012. 

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