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Famous Birthdays Today: 1867 – Hiranuma Kiichirō, Prime Minister of Japan.

Baron Hiranuma Kiichirō (平沼 騏一郎, 28 September 1867 – 22 August 1952) was a prominent pre–World War II right-wing Japanese politician and the 35th Prime Minister of Japan from 5 January 1939 to 30 August 1939. The modern Japanese politician, Takeo Hiranuma, is his adopted son. Hiranuma established a reputation during his time at the Ministry of Justice as a […]

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