Hatoyama family

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Current region Tokyo, Japan
Place of origin Okayama Prefecture
Traditions politics
Estate Hatoyama Hall
Name origin and meaning dove mountain

The Hatoyama family is a prominent Japanese political family which has been called "Japan's Kennedy family."[1] Ichirō Hatoyama and Yukio Hatoyama served as a Prime Minister of Japan from 1954 to 1956 and from 2009 to 2010, respectively.

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  1. ^ Suzuki, Miwa (2009-08-24). "Japan's first lady hopeful an outgoing TV lifestyle guru". Agence France-Presse. France 24. Archived from the original on 2010-01-05. Retrieved 2009-08-31.