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Sadakazu Tanigaki

Sadakazu Tanigaki

Secretary-General, Liberal Democratic Party
Member of the House of Representatives
(Kyoto Prefecture, 5th District, Elected 12 times)


  Mar.7, 1945, in Tokyo


1972 Graduated from Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo


1982 Attorney-at-Law
1983 Elected to the House of Representatives
1988 Parliamentary Vice Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
1990 Parliamentary Vice Minister of State for Defense
1995 Chairman, Standing Committee on Rules and Administration, House of Representatives (HR)
1996 Director-General, Election Bureau, LDP
1997 Minister of State for Science and Technology
1998 Parliamentary Vice Minister of Finance
2000 Chairman, Financial Reconstruction Commission
2002 Chairman, National Public Safety Commission
2002 Minister of State for Industrial Revitalization Corporation of Japan
2003 Minister of State for Food Safety
2003-06 Minister of Finance
2007 Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP
2008 Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
2009 President of the Liberal Democratic Party
2012-12 Minister of Justice
2014-09 Secretary-General
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