- Junichiro Koizumi – 小泉 純一郎 – 2001 to 2006 – grandfather was Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
- Shinzo Abe – 安倍 晋三 – 2006 to 2007 – grandfather was Prime Minister
- Yasuo Fukuda – 福田 康夫 ,– 2007 to 2008 – father was Prime Minister
- Taro Aso – 麻生 太郎 – soon to be sworn in – grandfather was Prime Minister, father in law was Prime Minister
Can you see a pattern here?
6 thoughts on “Prime Ministers of Japan”
Yup, what is clear is that Japan is stuck in a vicious circle and if this don’t break out of it, nothing’s ever going to change…
The current generation of politicians here have been cultured with the way of thinking of their forefathers, they don’t seem to be able to think outside the box, and just repeat the mistakes of those before them.
it’s just a continuation of the Daimyo families ruling over Japan
“The new minister of declining birth
Yuko Obuchi is former prime minister Keizo Obuchi’s 34 year old daughter.”
My 2 cents
my 2 cents is that she looks pretty hot
good reason to forgive her everything
Yukio Hatoyama – 鳩山 由紀夫 – 2009 to now – grandfather was Prime Minister, father was Foreign Affairs Minister, brother was Internal Affairs Minister