Hiroyuki Hosoda

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Hiroyuki Hosoda
細田 博之
Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
In office
2008–2009
Preceded by Tarō Asō
Succeeded by Tadamori Oshima
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
22 September 2003 – 26 September 2006
Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi
Preceded by Yasuo Fukuda
Succeeded by Shinzō Abe
Personal details
Born (1944-04-05) 5 April 1944 (age 72)
Matsue, 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). From 2004-05, 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
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Shinzō Abe
Party political offices
Preceded by
Taro Aso
Secretary General of the LDP
2008–2009
Succeeded by
Tadamori Oshima