Kyuichi Tokuda

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Kyuichi Tokuda
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Portrait of Kyuichi Tokuda (ca. 1952)
Chair of the Japanese Communist Party
In office
1945–1953
Preceded by Toshihiko Sakai
Succeeded by Sanzo Nosaka
Personal details
Born (1894-09-12)September 12, 1894
Okinawa
Died October 14, 1953(1953-10-14) (aged 59)
China
Political party Japanese Communist Party

Kyuichi Tokuda (徳田 球一 Tokuda Kyūichi?, September 12, 1894 - October 14, 1953) was a Japanese politician and first chairman of the Japanese Communist Party from 1945 until his death in 1953.

Biography[edit]

Kyuichi Tokuda was born in 1894 in Okinawa. He joined the Japanese Communist Party.[1] He was arrested in March 1928. He was released in October 1945.[2]

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Further Reading[edit]

  • Mark Gayn (Dec 15, 1989). Japan Diary. Tuttle Publishing. 
  • Frédéric, Louis (2002). Japan Encyclopedia. Harvard University Press.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Milorad M. Drachkovitch (December 1, 1986). Biographical Dictionary of the Comintern. Hoover Institution Press. pp. 472–473. 
  2. ^ Milorad M. Drachkovitch (December 1, 1986). Biographical Dictionary of the Comintern. Hoover Institution Press. pp. 472–473. 

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