Yasukazu Hamada

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Yasukazu Hamada
浜田 靖一
Hamada Yasukazu 1-3.jpg
Minister of Defence
In office
24 September 2008 – 16 September 2009
Prime Minister Tarō Asō
Preceded by Yoshimasa Hayashi
Succeeded by Toshimi Kitazawa
Personal details
Born (1955-10-21) 21 October 1955 (age 61)
Futtsu, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
Alma mater Senshu University
Yasukazu Hamada (The Pentagon, November 3, 1998)

Yasukazu Hamada (浜田 靖一, Hamada Yasukazu?, born October 21, 1955) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Futtsu and graduate of Senshu University he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1993.

In the Cabinet of Prime Minister Taro Aso, appointed on 24 September 2008, Hamada was appointed as Minister of Defense. This was Hamada's first Cabinet position.[1]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Yoshimasa Hayashi
Minister of Defense
Succeeded by
Toshimi Kitazawa