Tomihisa Taue

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Tomihisa Taue
田上 富久
Mayor of Nagasaki
Incumbent
Assumed office
April 22, 2007
Preceded by Iccho Itoh
Personal details
Born 1956
Gotō, Nagasaki, Japan
Alma mater Kyushu University

Tomihisa Taue (田上 富久 Taue Tomihisa?, born December 10, 1956), is the mayor of the Japanese city of Nagasaki; he first took office in 2007. He was a graduate from Kyushu University, and majored in jurisprudence. Iccho Itoh was his predecessor. In 2007, he criticized Fumio Kyuma, then the Minister of Defense, as the mayor of Nagasaki for his remark on the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945.[1][2]

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  1. ^ "Japan defense chief quits over gaffe". USA Today. July 3, 2007. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 
  2. ^ Alford, Peter (July 4, 2007). "Minister quits over A-bomb gaffe". The Australian. Retrieved August 26, 2010. 

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