Shinzō Abe

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe Full Name: Shinzō Abe
Nationality: Japanese

Profession: Prime Minister of Japan
Why Famous: The youngest post-war prime minister to be elected in Japan, and the first to be born after World War II.

In office, Abe introduced "Abenomics" a policy of combining increased government spending with unprecedented monetary easing.

Born: September 21, 1954 (62 years old)
Star Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Nagato, Japan

Historical Events in the Life of Shinzō Abe

  • 2007-09-12 Shinzō Abe announces his intention to resign as Prime Minister of Japan.
  • 2007-09-26 Shinzō Abe formally ends his first term as Prime Minister of Japan
  • 2013-02-02 Shinzō Abe, Japan’s Prime Minister vows to defend the Senkaku Islands "at all costs"
  • 2014-12-14 Shinzō Abe and his ruling Liberal Democratic Party win re-election in Japan, retaining their two-thirds majority with coalition partner New Kōmeitō Party

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