Otohiko Ichiki

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In this Japanese name, the family name is Ichiki.
Otohiko Ichiki
Otohiko Ichiki BOJ10.jpg
10th Governor of the Bank of Japan
In office
September 5, 1923 – May 10, 1927
Preceded by Junnosuke Inoue
Succeeded by Junnosuke Inoue
Minister of Finance of Japan
In office
June 12, 1922 – September 2, 1923
Prime Minister Katō Tomosaburō
Preceded by Korekiyo Takahashi
Succeeded by Junnosuke Inoue
Personal details
Born (1872-05-07)May 7, 1872
Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan
Died February 19, 1954(1954-02-19) (aged 81)
Alma mater Tokyo Imperial University

Otohiko Ichiki (市来乙彦 Ichiki Otohiko?, May 7, 1872 – February 19, 1954) was a Japanese businessman, central banker and the 10th Governor of the Bank of Japan (BOJ).

Early life[edit]

Ichiki was born in Kagoshima Prefecture.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1922-1923, Ichiki was briefly Finance Minister in the cabinet of Katō Tomosaburō.[2] As head of the Ministry of Finance, he was cautious in response to unsettled financial situation.[3] Ichiki was Governor of the Bank of Japan from September 5, 1923 through May 10, 1927.[4]

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References[edit]

  • Metzler, Mark. (2006). Lever of Empire: the International Gold Standard and the Crisis of Liberalism in Prewar Japan. Berkeley: University of California Press. ISBN 9780520244207; OCLC 469841628
Political offices
Preceded by
Korekiyo Takahashi
Minister of Finance
1922-1923
Succeeded by
Junnosuke Inoue
Government offices
Preceded by
Junnosuke Inoue
(1st term)
Governor of the Bank of Japan
1928-1935
Succeeded by
Junnosuke Inoue
(2nd term)