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YUKIO HATOYAMA

Member of the House of Representatives
 (8th Terms, Hokkaido 9th District)
 
DATE of BIRTH :         February 11, 1947
 
EDUCATION :
1969                       BSc. in Engineering, Tokyo University
1976                       Ph.D. in Engineering, Stanford University
 
CAREER:
1981                       Assistant Professor, Senshyu University
 
1983                       Private Secretary to Iichiro Hatoyama, Member of the House of Councillors
 
1986                       Elected Member of the House of Representatives
 
1990                       Parliamentary Vice Minister, Hokkaido Development Agency
 
Jun. 1993              Member, New Party SAKIGAKE (defected from LDP)
 
Aug. 1993              Vice Chief Cabinet Secretary of Hosokawa Cabinet
 
Sept. 1996            Co-Leader, the Democratic Party of Japan
 
Sept. 1997            Secretary General, the Democratic Party of Japan
(under the leadership of President Kan)
 
April 1998              Deputy Secretary General, the “new” Democratic Party of Japan
(under the leadership of President Kan)
 
Sept.1999 ~
Dec. 2002             President of the Democratic Party of Japan
 
Dec. 2002 ~
Sep. 2004             Member of the Standing Officers Council
 
Oct.2004 ~
Sep. 2005             Next Minister of Foreign Affairs (DPJ Next (Shadow) Cabinet)
 
Oct.2005 ~
May 2009              Secretary General, the Democratic Party of Japan                       
 
May 2009 ~
June 2010             President, the Democratic Party of Japan
 
Sept. 2009 ~
June 2010             The Prime Minister of Japan  
 
 HOBBIES :           Touch football, listening to music