Ichirō Fujisaki

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Ichirō Fujisaki
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Japanese Ambassador to the United States
In office
Preceded by Ryozo Kato
Succeeded by Kenichiro Sasae
Personal details
Born (1947-07-10) July 10, 1947 (age 71)
Kagoshima, Japan
Spouse(s) Yoriko
Children Two
Profession Diplomat

Ichiro Fujisaki (藤崎 一郎, Fujisaki Ichirō, born July 10, 1947 in Kagoshima Prefecture) is a former Japanese Ambassador to the United States.

Fujisaki attended junior high school in Seattle, Washington as an exchange student.[1] Fujisaki entered the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1969. Served as Director-General of the North American Affairs Bureau in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and as Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs. He has served in Jakarta, London, and Paris.[1] In 2008 to 2012, he was the Japanese Ambassador to the United States.[2] He is now a Guest Professor at Keio University.

He received his degree in Economics from Keio University (Following Keio Jr. High and Keio High School). He then attended Stanford University Graduate School, Department of Political Science.



  1. ^ a b Reynolds, Ross (September 16, 2010), "The Conversation (Interview with Ichiro Fujisaki)", KUOW.org, retrieved March 13, 2011 
  2. ^ Sasae, Kenichiro (November 27, 2012). "Appointed Ambassador Sasae's Opening Statement at his Inaugural Press Conference". Embassy of Japan. Retrieved 4 December 2012. 

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Diplomatic posts
Preceded by
Ryozo Kato
Japanese Ambassador to the United States
Succeeded by
Kenichiro Sasae