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Yasuhiro Nakasone is ...

Born 27 May 1918
Died 29 Nov 2019 in Tokyo
Age101 years, 6 months
Yasuhiro Nakasone
Yasuhiro Nakasone
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About Yasuhiro Nakasone

Yasuhiro Nakasone (中曽根 康弘, Nakasone Yasuhiro, 27 May 1918 – 29 November 2019) was a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party from 1982 to 1987. He was a member of the House of Representatives for more than 50 years. 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.

He is also known as Nakasone Yasuhiro and 中曽根康弘.


Nakasone died in Tokyo on 29 November 2019, at the age of 101 years and 186 days. At the time of his death, he was the oldest living former Japanese prime minister as well as the oldest living former state leader in the world, following the death of Babiker Awadalla on 17 January 2019. Nakasone was the second oldest Prime Minister of Japan by age after Naruhiko Higashikuni, who lived to 102 years, 48 days.