Junnosuke Inoue

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In this Japanese name, the family name is "Inoue".
Junnosuke Inoue

Junnosuke Inoue (井上準之助 Inoue Junnosuke?, May 6, 1869 – February 9, 1932) was a Japanese businessman and central banker. He was the 9th and 11th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ).

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Inoue was born in Ōita Prefecture.[1] In 1897, Inoue was a BOJ trainee along with Hisaakira Hijikata. Both young men were sent by the bank to learn about British banking practices in London.[2] From 1913-1919, Inoue was head of the Yokohama Specie Bank[3] Inoue was Governor of the Bank of Japan from March 13, 1919 – September 2, 1923 and again from May 10, 1927 – June 1, 1928.[4]

In 1932, Inoue was one of two prominent Japanese assassinated in the League of Blood Incident.

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Government offices
Preceded by
Yatarō Mishima
Governor of the Bank of Japan
(1st term)

1919-1923
Succeeded by
Otohiko Ichiki
Preceded by
Otohiko Ichiki
(2nd term)
1927-1928
Succeeded by
Hisaakira Hijikata