Yasuo Fukuda (福田康夫) was Prime Minister of Japan from 2007 to 2008. He was born on July 16, 1936 in Gunma, Japan. The prime minister before him was Shinzo Abe. He hosted the G8 meeting in Hokkaido in July 2008, but resigned on September 1, 2008, due to low approval ratings and political deadlock. He was succeeded by Taro Aso.
- Profile: "Chief Cabinet Secretary, Minister of State (Gender Equality)", Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan. Accessed 20 March 2016.