Noritsugu Hayakawa

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Noritsugu Hayakawa
早川徳次
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Born (1881-10-15)October 15, 1881
Yamanashi Prefecture, Japan
Died November 29, 1942(1942-11-29) (aged 61)
Nationality Japanese
Occupation Businessman

Noritsugu Hayakawa (早川徳次 Hayakawa Noritsugu?, 1881–1942) was a Japanese businessman. He is renowned for funding the construction of Japan's first subway system, now known as the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, which opened in 1927.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yasuo Wakuda. "Wartime Railways and Transport Policies". Japan Railway & Transport Review. Retrieved 2012-12-04.