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Yasuo Fukuda

1936 - Today

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Yasuo Fukuda (福田 康夫, Fukuda Yasuo, born 16 July 1936) is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 2007 to 2008. He was previously the longest-serving Chief Cabinet Secretary in Japanese history, serving in that role from 2000 to 2004 under Prime Ministers Yoshirō Mori and Junichiro Koizumi. His record was surpassed by Yoshihide Suga, who served almost twice as long. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yasuo Fukuda has received more than 630,167 page views. His biography is available in 71 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 68 in 2019). Yasuo Fukuda is the 3,332nd most popular politician (down from 2,628th in 2019), the 153rd most popular biography from Japan (down from 107th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Japanese Politician.

Yasuo Fukuda is most famous for being the Prime Minister of Japan from 2007-2008.

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Among politicians, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 3,332 out of 15,577Before him are Cordell Hull, Henry II, Count of Champagne, Gottlob Berger, Aleksandar Ranković, Lady Margaret Beaufort, and Otto I, Duke of Saxony. After him are Mykhailo Hrushevsky, Daniel Cohn-Bendit, Edmund Tudor, 1st Earl of Richmond, Joseph Kasa-Vubu, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, and António de Spínola.

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Among people born in 1936, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 50Before him are Ferid Murad, Benedict Anderson, Uwe Seeler, Don Cherry, Engelbert Humperdinck, and Dean Stockwell. After him are Anna German, Choummaly Sayasone, Günter Blobel, Denny Hulme, Bruce Dern, and Alan J. Heeger.

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Among people born in Japan, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 153 out of 6,048Before him are Eisaku Satō (1901), Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835), Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), Masanobu Fukuoka (1913), Utagawa Kuniyoshi (1797), and Nagisa Oshima (1932). After him are Masaki Kobayashi (1916), Arata Isozaki (1931), Emperor Sujin (-147), Shigeru Miyamoto (1952), Shigeru Yoshida (1878), and Fujiko Fujio (1934).


Among politicians born in Japan, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 54Before him are Emperor Kaika (-208), Nobusuke Kishi (1896), Junichiro Koizumi (1942), Kuniaki Koiso (1880), Eisaku Satō (1901), and Tokugawa Hidetada (1579). After him are Emperor Sujin (-147), Shigeru Yoshida (1878), Fujiko Fujio (1934), Tokugawa Iemitsu (1604), Emperor Ōjin (210), and Yasuhiro Nakasone (1918).