Seiji Maehara

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Seiji Maehara (前原 誠司, Maehara Seiji, born 30 April 1962) is a Japanese politician and was the leader of the Democratic Party from 1 September 2017 until its dissolution later that month. He has also been a member of the House of Representatives of Japan since 1993. Maehara was the leader of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) from 2005 to 2006, and later served as Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and Minister of Foreign Affairs under the cabinets of Yukio Hatoyama and Naoto Kan, before resigning from the cabinet in March 2011 after he acknowledged receiving illegal donations from a South Korean national living in Japan. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Seiji Maehara has received more than 66,003 page views. His biography is available in 18 different languages on Wikipedia. Seiji Maehara is the 14,454th most popular politician (down from 13,272nd in 2019), the 1,504th most popular biography from Japan (down from 1,209th in 2019) and the 312th most popular Japanese Politician.

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Among politicians, Seiji Maehara ranks 14,454 out of 15,710Before him are Robert Toombs, Inese Vaidere, Harry Atkinson, Arayik Harutyunyan, Red Kelly, and Zhantoro Satybaldiyev. After him are Sudarat Keyuraphan, Marielle de Sarnez, Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, Julio Cobos, Cristina Cifuentes, and Hadi Khosroshahi.

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Among people born in 1962, Seiji Maehara ranks 443Before him are Andreas Felder, Claire Voisin, Rob Minkoff, Bela B., Ian MacKaye, and Michael Widenius. After him are Geir Rönning, Gøran Sørloth, Jaan Ehlvest, Eli Yishai, James LeGros, and Luis Fernando Herrera.

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Among people born in Japan, Seiji Maehara ranks 1,504 out of 5,560Before him are Hana Kimura (1997), Seigo Narazaki (1976), Rie Kimura (1971), Toranosuke Takagi (1974), Makoto Yukimura (1976), and Satoshi Ohno (1980). After him are Kōji Nakata (1979), Yoshiyuki Matsuyama (1966), Koichi Hashiratani (1961), Fumiko Orikasa (1974), Katsumi Oenoki (1965), and Atsushi Natori (1961).


Among politicians born in Japan, Seiji Maehara ranks 312Before him are Shōichi Nakagawa (1953), Renhō (1967), Yukio Edano (1964), Seiko Hashimoto (1964), Tomomi Inada (1959), and Isamu Sonoda (1946). After him are Shinjirō Koizumi (1981), Masahiro Tanaka (1988), Kenji Ogiwara (1969), Masashi Ebinuma (1990), and Ami Kondo (1995).

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