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.
|Minister of Defense|
16 September 2020 – 10 August 2022
|Prime Minister||Yoshihide Suga|
|Preceded by||Tarō Kōno|
|Succeeded by||Yasukazu Hamada|
|Member of the House of Representatives|
|Assumed office |
12 December 2012
|Preceded by||Hideo Hiraoka|
|Constituency||Yamaguchi 2nd district|
|Member of the House of Councillors|
26 July 2004 – 30 November 2012
|Preceded by||Masuo Matsuoka|
|Succeeded by||Ejima Kiyoshi|
安倍 信夫 (Abe Nobuo)
1 April 1959
|Political party||Liberal Democratic|
|Relatives||Nobusuke Kishi (grandfather)|
Shinzo Abe (brother)
|Alma mater||Keio University|
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- 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.