Who was Shinzo Abe? Everything in his Family and Wife, dies at Aged 67

Who was Shinzo Abe? Everything in his Family and Wife, dies at Aged 67

Shinzo Abe is a politician from Japan who held the offices of Prime Minister of Japan from 2006 to 2007 and President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from 2012 to 2020. He served as prime minister of Japan for the longest period of time.

Shinzo Abe, a former prime minister of Japan, was shot while campaigning

Shinzo Abe, the former prime minister of Japan, was shot while giving an election campaign address in the city of Nara, and he has since passed away from his injuries, according to local media. After Abe, 67, was shot in the chest and neck on Friday, the NHK network and the Kyodo news agency announced his passing.

Prime Minister Fumio Kishida had expressed his “strongest condemnation” of the attack and expressed his sincere hope that Prime Minister Abe would survive. The attack’s motivation is still unknown, added Kishida, who cut short a campaign stop in Yamagata, in the north, and flew back to his official house in Tokyo, the nation’s capital.

Abe, who was in Nara campaigning ahead of Sunday’s election for the parliament’s upper chamber, was shot at around 11:30 am, according to Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno (02:30 GMT). Such brutality “cannot be condoned,” Matsuno declared. According to NHK, who cited Japanese police, Abe looked to have been shot twice with a shotgun from behind.

A reporter at the site reported hearing “what sounded like a gun going off twice.” The broadcaster showed images of Abe lying down in the street as numerous security personnel rushed to help him. When Abe passed out, he was gripping his chest and had blood all over his clothes.

According to NHK, a guy in his 40s has been detained on suspicion of trying to kill someone. Police confiscated the gun that the suspect, Yamagami Tetsuya, was clutching while being detained, it was stated. Koichiro Matsumoto, Japan’s deputy cabinet secretary for public affairs, told Al Jazeera, “This is an unacceptable attack.” “The government condemns in the strongest terms possible.”

Shinzo Abe Age, Family, and Early Life

Shinzo Abe was born on 21 September 1954. Abe was born in Tokyo into a well-known political family that had substantial economic clout in pre-war, wartime, and post-war Japan.

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Abe’s registered house (honseki chi) is Nagato, Yamaguchi, where his family originates from originally.

Shinzo Abe Career, What was his profession?

Shinzo Abe is a Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012 to 2020. He was the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese history.

Abe was elected to the House of Representatives in the 1993 election. He was appointed Chief Cabinet Secretary by Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi in September 2005, before replacing him as prime minister and LDP president in September 2006. He was subsequently confirmed as prime minister by a special session of the National Diet, becoming Japan’s youngest post-war prime minister, and the first to have been born after World War II.

Abe resigned as prime minister just after one year in office, because of medical complications from ulcerative colitis, shortly after his party lost that year’s House of Councillors election. He was replaced by Yasuo Fukuda, who became the first in a series of five prime ministers who each failed to retain office for more than sixteen months.

After recovering from his illness, Abe staged an unexpected political comeback, defeating Shigeru Ishiba, the former defense minister, in a ballot to become LDP president for the second time in September 2012. Following the LDP’s landslide victory in the general election that December, he became the first former prime minister to return to office since Shigeru Yoshida in 1948.

Longest Serving PM

He led the LDP to two further landslides in the 2014 and 2017 elections, becoming Japan’s longest-serving prime minister. In August 2020, Abe announced his second resignation as prime minister, citing a significant resurgence of his ulcerative colitis. He tendered his resignation on 16 September, upon the Diet electing Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga as his successor.

Abe is a conservative whom political commentators have widely described as a right-wing Japanese nationalist. He is a member of Nippon Kaigi and holds negationist views on Japanese history, including denying the role of government coercion in the recruitment of comfort women during World War II, a position which has created tension with neighboring South Korea.

He is considered a hard-liner with respect to North Korea, and advocates revising Article 9 of the pacifist Japanese constitution to permit Japan to maintain military forces. Abe’s premiership was known internationally for his government’s economic policies, nicknamed Abenomics, which pursued monetary easing, fiscal stimulus, and structural reforms.

Which school did he go to?

Seikei Junior and Senior High Schools as well as Seikei Elementary School were all attended by Abe [ja]. From Seikei University, where he majored in public administration, he earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 1977.

Later, he relocated to the United States, where he spent three semesters studying public policy at the School of Policy, Planning, and Development at the University of Southern California (now the USC Price School of Public Policy).

Shinzo Abe Wife, What about his relationship?

Abe married Akie Matsuzaki, a socialite, and former radio disc jockey, in 1987. She is the daughter of the president of Morinaga, a chocolate manufacturer.

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She is popularly known as the “domestic opposition party” due to her outspoken views, which often contradict her husband’s.

Shinzo Abe Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth of Shinzo Abe is $ 1o million dollars.

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Is he available on any kind of social media platform?

He is seen active on Facebook as 安倍晋三 with 647k+ followers. He is available on Twitter as @AbeShinzo with 2.4m+ followers and is available on Instagram as shinzoabe with 611k+ followers

Body Appearance of Shinzo Abe’s Height, Weight

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Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Shinzo Abe’s you should be know

Age67 Years
Relationship StatusMarried
SpousesAkie Matsuzaki
ChildrenN / A