Yoshihiko Noda

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Yoshihiko Noda
野田 佳彦
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Prime Meenister o Japan
In office
2 September 2011 – 26 December 2012
DeputeKatsuya Okada
Precedit biNaoto Kan
Succeedit biShinzō Abe
Meenister o Finance
In office
8 Juin 2010 – 2 September 2011
Prime MeenisterNaoto Kan
Precedit biNaoto Kan
Succeedit biJun Azumi
Senior Vice Meenister o Finance
In office
16 September 2009 – 8 Juin 2010
Prime MeenisterYukio Hatoyama
Precedit biWataru Takeshita
Masatoshi Ishida
Succeedit biMotohisa Ikeda
Naoki Minezaki
Personal details
Born (1957-05-20) 20 Mey 1957 (age 63)
Funabashi, Japan
Poleetical pairtyJapan New Pairty (1992–1994)
Democratic Pairty (1998–present)
Spoose(s)Hitomi Noda (1992–present)
Alma materWaseda Varsity
WabsteidGovrenment wabsteid

Yoshihiko Noda (野田 佳彦, Noda Yoshihiko, born 20 Mey 1957) is a Japanese politeecian who wis Prime Meenister o Japan frae 2011 tae 2012. He is a member o the Democratic Pairty o Japan (DPJ), an a member o the Hoose o Representatives (lawer hoose) in the Diet (naitional legislatur). He wis named tae succeed Naoto Kan as a result o a runaff vote against Banri Kaieda in his pairty,[1] an was formally appyntit bi the Emperor on 2 September 2011.

Follaein a severe loss for the DPJ in the December 2012 general election, Noda concedit defeat an annoonced his resignation as pairty leader. He wis succeedit bi Shinzō Abe as Prime Meenister on 26 December 2012.[2]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Yoshihiko Noda wins Japan leadership race, BBC, 29 August 2011.
  2. "Japan's Shinzo Abe unveils cabinet after voted in as PM". BBC. 26 December 2012. Retrieved 8 Januar 2013.