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Tojo, Hideki; 1884-1948   (view)   (view in production)

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"Hideki Tojo (Kyūjitai: 東條 英機; Shinjitai: 東条 英機; ; December 30, 1884 – December 23, 1948) was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 17, 1941, to July 22, 1944. As Prime Minister, he was responsible for ordering the attack on Pearl Harbor, which initiated war between Japan and the United States, although planning for it had begun in April 1941 before he entered office. After the end of the war, Tojo was arrested, sentenced to death for Japanese war crimes by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, and hanged on December 23, 1948." (from Wikipedia)


Lifespan: 1884-1948
Clippings: 1940-1998
German National Library: http://d-nb.info/gnd/119127474
Wikidata: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q160847
DBpedia: http://dbpedia.org/resource/Hideki_Tojo
VIAF: http://viaf.org/viaf/22944458

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