Hayato Ikeda

Prime Minister of Japan

Hayato Ikeda was a Japanese politician. He was Prime Minister of Japan 3 times.

Hayato Ikeda
池田 勇人
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Hayato Ikeda in 1962
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
19 July 1960 – 9 November 1964
MonarchShōwa
Preceded byNobusuke Kishi
Succeeded byEisaku Satō
Personal details
Born(1899-12-03)3 December 1899
Takehara, Japan
Died13 August 1965(1965-08-13) (aged 65)
Tokyo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materKyoto Imperial University
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In 1960 Ikeda made a plan called the "Income Doubling Plan".[1] The plan would use construction to double the economy of Japan.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "This is Japan". The Economist. 23 July 2008. Retrieved 24 September 2016.