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Yoichi Masuzoe

Photo:Yoichi Masuzoe, Governor of Tokyo

■Profile of the former Governor
Born: November 29, 1948, in Fukuoka Prefecture
Education: Graduated from the University of Tokyo, 1971, Faculty of Law (major in Law, Politics and History)


■Brief personal record
1979 - 1989 Associate Professor of Political Science & History, University of Tokyo
1989 - 2007 Director, Masuzoe Institute of Political Economy
2001 - 2013 Member of the House of Councilors
(Director, Commission on the Constitution, 2004)
(Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defense, 2005)
(Acting Chairman, Committee on Budget, 2009)
2007 - 2009 Minister of Health, Labour and Welfare
2014 - 2016 Governor of Tokyo

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