Shiina Etsusaburo

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Shiina Etsusaburo
椎名 悦三郎
Etsuzaburo Shiina.jpg
Minister for Foreign Affairs of Japan
In office
18 July 1964 – 3 December 1966
Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda
Eisaku Satō
Preceded by Masayoshi Ōhira
Succeeded by Takeo Miki
Personal details
Born (1898-01-16)16 January 1898
Mizusawamachi, Iwate, Japan
Died 30 September 1979(1979-09-30) (aged 81)
Tokyo, Japan
Political party Japan Democratic Party
Liberal Democratic Party
Alma mater Tokyo Imperial University

Shiina Etsusaburō (椎名 悦三郎, January 16, 1898 – September 30, 1979) was a Foreign Minister of Japan from 1964–66 and played a pivotal role in ensuring peace between Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Shiina Etsusaburō was the first of the Japanese Ministry of Commerce and Industry Officials to join Manchukuo's industrial administration.[1]

He issued the apology "In our two countries' long history, there have been unfortunate times... it is truly regretable and we are deeply remorseful" during the signing of the Treaty on Basic Relations between Japan and the Republic of Korea on 22 June 1965.[2]

He was buried in the Shunjuen Cemetery in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Agony of Choice: Matsuoka Yōsuke and the Rise and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1880-1946; By David John Lu; Page 123; Published by Lexington Books, 2002; ISBN 0-7391-0458-6, ISBN 978-0-7391-0458-3
  2. ^ Wong, Lee Tong; The Secret Story of the Japan-ROK Treaty: The Fated Encounter of Two Diplomats, PHP, 1997.
  3. ^ https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/6136352
Party political offices
Preceded by
Naka Funada
Chairman of the Policy Research Council, Liberal Democratic Party
1960
Succeeded by
Takeo Fukuda
Preceded by
Kenji Fukunada
Chairman of the Executive Council, Liberal Democratic Party
1966-1967
Succeeded by
Tomisaburo Hashimoto
Preceded by
Shojiro Kawashima
Vice President of the Liberal Democratic Party
1972-1976
Succeeded by
Naka Funada
Political offices
Preceded by
Munenori Akagi
Chief Cabinet Secretary
1959–1960
Succeeded by
Masayoshi Ōhira
Preceded by
Mitsujirō Ishii
Minister of International Trade and Industry
1960–1961
Succeeded by
Eisaku Satō
Preceded by
Masayoshi Ōhira
Minister for Foreign Affairs
1964–1966
Succeeded by
Takeo Miki
Preceded by
Watarō Kanno
Minister of International Trade and Industry
1967–1968
Succeeded by
Masayoshi Ōhira