Yasuhiro Nakasone (中曽根 康弘, Nakasone Yasuhiro, 27 May 1918 – 29 November 2019) was a Japanese politician. He was Prime Minister of Japan from 27 November 1982 to 6 November 1987. Nakasone was a friend of Brian Mulroney, Ronald Reagan, Helmut Kohl, François Mitterrand, Margaret Thatcher, and Mikhail Gorbachev.
|Prime Minister of Japan|
27 November 1982 – 6 November 1987
|Preceded by||Zenko Suzuki|
|Succeeded by||Noboru Takeshita|
|Born||27 May 1918|
|Died||29 November 2019 (aged 101)|
|Political party||Liberal Democratic Party|
|Alma mater||Tokyo Imperial University|
|Branch/service||Imperial Japanese Navy|
|Years of service||1941-1945|
He was best known for pushing through the privatization of state-owned companies, and for helping to revitalize Japanese nationalism during and after his term as prime minister. Nakasone was the oldest living Japanese prime minister. He turned 100 on 27 May 2018.
Media related to Yasuhiro Nakasone at Wikimedia Commons
- Hood, Christopher P. (2001). Japanese Education Reform: Nakasone's Legacy. London: Routledge. ISBN 0-415-23283-X.