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Yukiya Amano

Director General/International Atomic Energy Agency

Yukiya Amano (Japanese: 天野 之弥, Hepburn: Amano Yukiya, 9 May 1947 – 18 July 2019) was a Japanese diplomat. He was the Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) from July 2009 until his death in July 2019.[1] Amano was an international civil servant for the United Nations.

Yukiya Amano
天野 之弥
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5th Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency
In office
1 December 2009 – 18 July 2019
Preceded byMohamed ElBaradei
Personal details
Born(1947-05-09)9 May 1947
Yugawara, Japan
Died18 July 2019(2019-07-18) (aged 72)
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo
University of Franche-Comté
University of Nice Sophia Antipolis

Amano died on 18 July 2019 at the age of 72.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Japanese diplomat takes over as UN nuclear watchdog chief". France 24. Agence France-Presse. 1 December 2009. Retrieved 23 April 2019.
  2. "Announcement". IAEA. 22 July 2019. Retrieved 22 July 2019.