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Junichiro Koizumi

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Junichiro Koizumi (; 小泉 純一郎, Koizumi Jun'ichirō [ko.iꜜzɯmi (d)ʑɯɰ̃.iꜜtɕiɾoː]; born 8 January 1942) is a former Japanese politician who was Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from 2001 to 2006. He retired from politics in 2009. He is the sixth-longest serving Prime Minister in Japanese history.Widely seen as a maverick leader of the LDP upon his election to the position in 2001, he became known as a neoliberal economic reformer, focusing on reducing Japan's government debt and the privatisation of its postal service. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Junichiro Koizumi has received more than 847,081 page views. His biography is available in 72 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Junichiro Koizumi is the 3,133rd most popular politician (down from 3,074th in 2019), the 144th most popular biography from Japan (down from 130th in 2019) and the 50th most popular Japanese Politician.

Junichiro Koizumi was the Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006. He is most famous for his reforms to the Japanese economy.

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Among politicians, Junichiro Koizumi ranks 3,133 out of 15,577Before him are Plaek Phibunsongkhram, Aleksey Kuropatkin, Charles III, Duke of Parma, Emperor Taizu of Jin, Jacobo Árbenz, and Alexander Balas. After him are Hayk, Prince George of Greece and Denmark, Yazid III, Jules de Polignac, Charles Theodore, Elector of Bavaria, and Henri, Count of Paris.

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Among people born in 1942, Junichiro Koizumi ranks 82Before him are Daniel Dennett, Caetano Veloso, George Vella, Vladimír Mečiar, Muhammadu Buhari, and Gilberto Gil. After him are Daniela Bianchi, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Sandro Mazzola, Mehran Karimi Nasseri, Donna Leon, and Scott Wilson.

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Among people born in Japan, Junichiro Koizumi ranks 144 out of 6,048Before him are Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Emperor Sakuramachi (1720), Mitsuo Fuchida (1902), Emperor Kaika (-208), and Nobusuke Kishi (1896). After him are Ko Arima (1917), Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Eisaku Satō (1901), Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835), Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), and Masanobu Fukuoka (1913).


Among politicians born in Japan, Junichiro Koizumi ranks 50Before him are Taira no Kiyomori (1118), Emperor Go-Daigo (1288), Emperor Kōgen (-272), Emperor Sakuramachi (1720), Emperor Kaika (-208), and Nobusuke Kishi (1896). After him are Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Eisaku Satō (1901), Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), Yasuo Fukuda (1936), Emperor Sujin (-147), and Shigeru Yoshida (1878).

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