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Itō Hirobumi

Full Name: Hayashi Risuke
Profession: 1st Prime Minister of Japan

Nationality:
Japan
Japanese

Born: October 16, 1841

Star Sign: Libra

Died: October 26, 1909 (aged 68)
Cause of Death: Assassinated by Korean nationalist An Jung-geun in Harbin, China

Historical Events

  • 1885-12-22 Itō Hirobumi, a samurai, becomes the first Prime Minister of Japan
  • 1898-01-12 Itō Hirobumi begins his third term as Prime Minister of Japan
  • 1909-10-26 Itō Hirobumi, Resident-General of Korea, and former Japanese Prime Minister is shot and killed by Korean nationalist An Jung-geun in Harbin, China

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