List of Prime Ministers

 

Prime Minister

Term of office

Affiliation/Coalition

Emperor Reign

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Prince
Naruhiko Higashikuni
東久邇 稔彦
(1887-1990)

1945/08/17-1945/10/09
54 days

Imperial Family/皇室

Shōwa
(1926-1989)

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Hirohito

 

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Baron
Kijūrō Shidehara
幣原 喜重郎
(1872-1951)

1945/10/9-1946/05/22
226 days

House of Peers/貴族院
Japan Progressive Party/日本進歩党
Japan Liberal Party/日本自由党

Shōwa

 

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Shigeru Yoshida
吉田 茂
(1878-1967)

1946/05/22-1947/05/24
1 year and 3 days

Liberal Party/日本自由党
Japan Progressive Party/日本進歩党*
*Japan Progressive Party >> Democratic Party (民主党) 1947/03. 

 

Shōwa

 

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Tetsu Katayama
片山 哲
(1887-1978)

1947/05/24-1948/03/10
292 days

Japan Socialist Party/日本社会党
Democratic Party/民主党
National Cooperative Party/国民協同党

 

Shōwa

 

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Hitoshi Ashida
芦田 均
(1887-1959)

1948/03/10-1948/10/15
220 days

Democratic Party/民主党
Japan Socialist Party/日本社会党
National Cooperative Party/国民協同党

 

Shōwa

 

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Shigeru Yoshida
吉田 茂
(1878-1967)

1948/10/15-1954/12/10
6 years and 57 days

Democratic Liberal Party/民主自由党*

*Democratic Liberal Party >> Liberal Party (自由党) 1950/03. 

 

Shōwa

 

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Ichirō Hatoyama
鳩山 一郎
(1883-1959)

1954/12/10-1956/12/23
2 years and 14 days

Japan Democratic Party/日本民主党*
*Japan Democratic Party >> Liberal Democratic Party (自由民主党) 1955/11.

 

Shōwa

 

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Tanzan Ishibashi
石橋 湛山
(1884-1973)

1956/12/23-1957/02/25
65 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

 

Shōwa

 

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Nobusuke Kishi
岸 信介
(1896-1987)

1957/02/25-1960/7/19
3 years and 146 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

 

Shōwa

 

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Hayato Ikeda
池田 勇人
(1899-1965)

1960/07/19-1964/11/09
4 years and 114 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

 

Shōwa

 

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Eisaku Satō
佐藤 榮作
(1901-1975)

1964/11/09-1972/07/07
7 years and 242 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

 

Shōwa

 

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Kakuei Tanaka
田中 角榮
(1918-1993)

1972/07/07-1974/12/09
2 years and 156 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

 

Shōwa

 

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Takeo Miki
三木 武夫
(1907-1988)

1974/12/09-1976/12/24
2 years and 16 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Shōwa

 

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Takeo Fukuda
福田 赳夫
(1905-1995)

1976/12/24-1978/12/07
1 year and 349 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Shōwa

 

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Masayoshi Ōhira
大平 正芳
(1910-1980)

1978/12/07-1980/06/12
1 year and 189 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Shōwa

  Acting Prime Minister: 

Chief Cabinet Secretary Masayoshi Itō (伊東 正義)

 

 

 

 

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Zenkō Suzuki
鈴木 善幸
(1911-2004)

1980/07/17-1982/11/27
2 years and 134 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Shōwa

 

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Yasuhiro Nakasone
中曽根 康弘
(1918-2019)

1982/11/27-1987/11/6
4 years and 345 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Shōwa

 

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Noboru Takeshita
竹下 登
(1924-2000)

1987/11/6-1989/06/03
1 year and 210 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Shōwa

Heisei
(1989-2019) 

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  Akihito

 

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Sōsuke Uno
宇野 宗佑
(1922-1998)

1989/06/03-1989/08/10
69 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Heisei

 

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Toshiki Kaifu
海部 俊樹
(1931-2022)

1989/08/10-1991/11/05
2 years and 88 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Heisei

 

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Kiichi Miyazawa
宮澤 喜一
(1919-2007)

1991/11/05-1993/08/09
1 year and 278 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Heisei

 

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Morihiro Hosokawa
細川 護熙
(born 1938)

1993/08/09-1994/04/28
263 days

Japan New Party/日本新党
Japan Renewal Party/新生党
Japan Socialist Party/日本社会党
Komeito/公明党
Democratic Socialist Party/民主社会党
New Party Sakigake/新党さきがけ
Socialist Democratic Federation/社会民主連合

Heisei

 

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Tsutomu Hata
羽田 孜
(1935-2017)

1994/04/28-1994/06/30
64 days

Japan Renewal Party/新生党
Komeito/公明党
Japan New Party/日本新党
Democratic Socialist Party/民主社会党
Democratic Reform Party/民主改革連合
Liberals/自由党
Kaikaku no Kai/改革の会

Heisei

 

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Tomiichi Murayama
村山 富市
(born 1924)

1994/06/30-1996/01/11
1 year and 196 days

Japan Socialist Party/日本社会党
Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
New Party Sakigake/新党さきがけ

Heisei

 

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Ryūtarō Hashimoto
橋本 龍太郎
(1937-2006)

1996/01/11-1998/07/30
2 years and 201 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Japan Socialist Party/日本社会党*
New Party Sakigake/新党さきがけ
*Japan Socialist Party >> Social Democratic Party (社会民主党) 1996/01

Heisei

 

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Keizō Obuchi
小渕 恵三
(1937-2000)

1998/07/30-2000/04/05
1 year and 251 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党

Heisei

 

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Yoshirō Mori
森 喜朗
(born 1937)

2000/04/05-2001/04/26
1 year and 22 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党
New Conservative Party/保守新党

Heisei

 

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Junichiro Koizumi
小泉 純一郎
(born 1942)

2001/04/26-2006/09/26
5 years and 154 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党
New Conservative Party/保守新党*
*New Conservative Party >> Liberal Democratic Party (自由民主党) 2003/11

Heisei

 

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Shinzō Abe
安倍 晋三
(1954-2022)

2006/09/26-2007/09/26
1 year and 1 day

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党

Heisei

 

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Yasuo Fukuda
福田 康夫
(born 1936)

2007/09/26-2008/09/24
365 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党

Heisei

 

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Tarō Asō
麻生 太郎
(born 1940)

2008/09/24-2009/09/16
358 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党

Heisei

 

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Yukio Hatoyama
鳩山 由紀夫
(born 1947)

2009/09/16-2010/06/08
266 days

Democratic Party of Japan/民主党
Social Democratic Party/社会民主党
People's New Party/国民新党

Heisei

 

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Naoto Kan
菅 直人
(born 1946)

2010/06/08-2011/09/02
1 year and 87 days

Democratic Party of Japan/民主党
People's New Party/国民新党

Heisei

 

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Yoshihiko Noda
野田 佳彦
(born 1957)

2011/09/02-2012/12/26
1 year and 116 days

Democratic Party of Japan/民主党
People's New Party/国民新党

Heisei

 

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Shinzō Abe
安倍 晋三
(1954-2022)

2012/12/26-2020/09/16
7 years and 266 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党

Heisei

Reiwa
(2019–present)

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 Naruhito

 

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Yoshihide Suga
菅 義偉
(born 1948)

2020/09/16-2021/10/04
1 year and 19 days

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党

Reiwa

 

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Fumio Kishida
岸田 文雄
(born 1957)

2021/10/04-present

Liberal Democratic Party/自由民主党
Komeito/公明党

Reiwa

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