Hirano in Kadena Air Base on January 9, 2010.
|Chief Cabinet Secretary|
September 16, 2009 – June 8, 2010
|Prime Minister||Yukio Hatoyama|
|Preceded by||Takeo Kawamura|
|Succeeded by||Yoshito Sengoku|
March 19, 1949 |
Katsuragi, Wakayama, Japan
|Alma mater||Chuo University|
Hirofumi Hirano (平野 博文 Hirano Hirofumi?, born March 19, 1949) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He is a native of Katsuragi, Wakayama and he started working for Panasonic Corporation in 1971 after graduating from Chuo University. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1996 as an independent. He was the Chief Cabinet Secretary in the Yukio Hatoyama administration.
- Official website in Japanese.
|Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan
|Minister of State for Consumer Affairs and Food Safety
|Minister of State for Social Affairs and Gender Equality
|House of Representatives of Japan|
|New constituency||Representative for Osaka's 11th district
1996 – present
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