Nobuo Kishi

Japanese politician

Nobuo Kishi (岸 信夫, Kishi Nobuo, born April 1, 1959) is a Japanese politician. He is a member of the House of Representatives since 2012. He was also the Minister of Defense from 2020 to 2022. Kishi is the younger brother of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the son of former Japanese Foreign Minister Shintaro Abe and the grandson of former Prime Minister Nobusuke Kishi.[1][2]

Nobuo Kishi
岸 信夫
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Nobuo Kishi September 16, 2020
Minister of Defense
In office
16 September 2020 – 10 August 2022
Prime MinisterYoshihide Suga
Fumio Kishida
Preceded byTarō Kōno
Succeeded byYasukazu Hamada
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
12 December 2012
Preceded byHideo Hiraoka
ConstituencyYamaguchi 2nd district
Member of the House of Councillors
In office
26 July 2004 – 30 November 2012
Preceded byMasuo Matsuoka
Succeeded byEjima Kiyoshi
ConstituencyYamaguchi
Personal details
Born
安倍 信夫 (Abe Nobuo)

(1959-04-01) 1 April 1959 (age 63)
Tokyo, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic
MotherYoko Abe
FatherShintaro Abe
RelativesNobusuke Kishi (grandfather)
Shinzo Abe (brother)
ResidenceTokyo
Alma materKeio University

ReferencesEdit

  1. Kamiya, Setsuko (2006-12-30). "Cultural attitudes spell few adoptions". The Japan Times. Archived from the original on 2018-11-01. Retrieved February 21, 2015.
  2. Osaki, Tomohiro (2020-09-17). "Nobuo Kishi, Abe's younger brother, seeks to carve out new role as Japan's defense chief". The Japan Times. Archived from the original on 2020-10-20. Retrieved 2020-09-17.