Inejiro Asanuma, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Inejiro Asanuma

Japanese politician

Date of Birth: 27-Dec-1898

Place of Birth: Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 12-Oct-1960

Profession: politician

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn

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About Inejiro Asanuma

  • Inejiro Asanuma (?? ???, Asanuma Inejiro, December 27, 1898 – October 12, 1960) was a Japanese politician and leader of the Japan Socialist Party.
  • Originally a right-winger in the 1930s, Asanuma was unusual in post-war Japan for his forceful advocacy of socialism, his support of the Chinese Communist Party, and his criticism of U.S–Japanese relations, which was particularly controversial. Asanuma was assassinated with a yoroi-doshi, a traditional sword, by ultranationalist Otoya Yamaguchi while speaking in a televised political debate in Tokyo.
  • His violent death was seen in graphic detail on national television, causing widespread public shock and outrage.

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