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.Following the resignation of Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Fukuda was elected as President of the Liberal Democratic Party and became Prime Minister in September 2007. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Yasuo Fukuda has received more than 422,282 page views. His biography is available in 68 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 67 in 2019). Yasuo Fukuda is the 2,633rd most popular politician (down from 2,420th in 2019), the 107th most popular biography from Japan (down from 103rd in 2019) and the 31st 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 2,633 out of 15,710Before him are Constantius Gallus, Géza, Grand Prince of the Hungarians, Uldin, Joan II, Countess of Burgundy, John Buchan, and Álmos. After him are Archduke Ernest of Austria, Razia Sultana, Canute I of Sweden, B. J. Habibie, Otto III, Duke of Bavaria, and George V of Hanover.

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Among people born in 1936, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 45Before him are Tariq Aziz, Benedict Anderson, Steve Reich, Don Cherry, Choummaly Sayasone, and Kris Kristofferson. After him are B. J. Habibie, Ferid Murad, Émile Lahoud, Gerhard Ertl, Anna German, and Henry Lee Lucas.

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Among people born in Japan, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 107 out of 5,560Before him are Sakamoto Ryōma (1836), Jun'ichirō Tanizaki (1886), Joe Hisaishi (1950), Tomoyuki Yamashita (1885), Akio Morita (1921), and Emperor Kōshō (-505). After him are Emperor Kōan (-427), Mori Ōgai (1862), Yamagata Aritomo (1838), Issei Sagawa (1949), Fukuzawa Yukichi (1835), and Hōjō Tokimune (1251).


Among politicians born in Japan, Yasuo Fukuda ranks 31Before him are Abe no Seimei (921), Fumimaro Konoe (1891), Empress Go-Sakuramachi (1740), Emperor Nakamikado (1702), Prince Shōtoku (574), and Emperor Kōshō (-505). After him are Emperor Kōan (-427), Hōjō Tokimune (1251), Emperor Reigen (1654), Emperor Higashiyama (1675), Tokugawa Hidetada (1579), and Kuniaki Koiso (1880).