Nobusuke Kishi

56th and 57th Prime Minister of Japan (1896-1987)

Nobusuke Kishi was a Japanese politician. He was Prime Minister of Japan two times. Kishi was the grandfather of former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the current Japanese Minister of Defense Nobuo Kishi, and the father-in-law of former Japanese Foreign Minister Shintaro Abe.

Nobusuke Kishi
岸 信介
Prime Minister of Japan
In office
31 January 1957 – 19 July 1960
Acting until 25 February 1957
Preceded byTanzan Ishibashi
Succeeded byHayato Ikeda
Personal details
Born(1896-11-13)13 November 1896
Tabuse, Japan
Died7 August 1987(1987-08-07) (aged 90)
Fukuoka, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party (1955–1987)
Other political
Imperial Rule Assistance Association (1941-1945)
Democratic Party (1952–1955)
RelativesShinzo Abe (grandson)
Nobuo Kishi (grandson)
Shintaro Abe (son-in-law)
Alma materTokyo Imperial University[1]


  1. Haberman, Clyde (8 August 1987). "NOBUSUKE KISHI, EX-TOKYO LEADER". New York Times. Retrieved 23 September 2016.