Hiroyuki Hosoda

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Hiroyuki Hosoda
細田 博之
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at a meeting with Chairman of the General Council of Liberal Democratic Party of Japan, Hiroyuki Hosoda.jpg
Hosoda, along with the Members of the Japan-India Parliamentarians Friendship League, meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
In office
22 September 2008 – 29 September 2009
Preceded by Tarō Asō
Succeeded by Tadamori Oshima
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
7 May 2004 – 31 October 2005
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
Preceded by Yasuo Fukuda
Succeeded by Shinzō Abe
Personal details
Born (1944-04-05) 5 April 1944 (age 73)
Matsue, Shimane, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Hiroyuki Hosoda (細田 博之, Hosoda Hiroyuki, born 5 April 1944) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). In 2004–2005, he was the Chief Cabinet Secretary in Junichiro Koizumi's Cabinets, succeeded by Shinzō Abe on 31 October 2005.

A native of Matsue and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he worked at the Ministry of International Trade and Industry from 1967 to 1986. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Yasuo Fukuda
Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan
Succeeded by
Shinzō Abe
Party political offices
Preceded by
Taro Aso
Secretary General of the LDP
Succeeded by
Tadamori Oshima