Henry Scott-Stokes

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Henry Scott-Stokes (born 15 June 1938 in Glastonbury, Somerset, U.K.) is a British journalist who has been the Tokyo bureau chief for The Financial Times (1964–67), The Times (1967-1970s?) and The New York Times (1978–83).[1]

He was educated at Winchester College and New College, Oxford. After graduating, he moved to Japan, where he became a journalist of the Tokyo bureau of The Times. Also around this time, he became close friends with famous Japanese author Yukio Mishima.

He is the author of the biography, The Life and Death of Yukio Mishima (1974).

He is the father of Henry Sugiyama Adrian Folliott Scott-Stokes.


  1. ^ Tokyo Weekender - Writer Bio - Henry Scott-Stokes Accessed 12 April 2007.