Former Japanese PM, Shinzo Abe, dies at 67

Former Japanese PM, Shinzo Abe, dies at 67

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

Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe, who was shot, shows no vital signs.

Shinzo Abe, a former Japanese prime minister, was shot at on Friday while running for office in Nara, according to a Reuters report citing a government official. According to Japanese media cited by news agency AFP, the 67-year-old former world leader is not exhibiting any vital signs after being transported to the hospital. The police have detained a suspect.

“Former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo collapsed during a speech in the city of Nara, in western Japan. Initial reports say he may have been injured. An NHK reporter on-site heard something that sounded like a gunshot, and saw Abe bleeding,” NHK said in an alert.

Speaking to the media on Friday morning, Chief Cabinet Secretary Hirokazu Matsuno stated that he was unaware of Abe’s current state. Such a barbaric act “must be condoned,” he declared.

Before being transferred to the hospital, Abe was reportedly in cardiac arrest, according to the Nara city fire department.

According to police sources cited by the Japanese media outlet NHK, Tetsuya Yamagami, 41, who is thought to reside in Nara City, has been detained on suspicion of attempted murder for allegedly shooting Abe.

He is thought to be an ex-marine who served in the maritime self-defense force.

According to a witness to the attack who spoke to NHK, the alleged shooter did not try to flee after the shooting. Instead, he put down the weapon and stood still as security personnel apprehended him.

Shinzo Abe Age, Family, and Early Life

Shinzo Abe was 67 years old and was born on 21st September 1954. In the years leading up to, during, and after World War II in Japan, Shinzo Abe was born in Tokyo to a well-known political family. Abe’s registered house (honseki chi), where his family hails from Yamaguchi Prefecture, is Nagato.

shinzo abe family

Prior to World War II, Nobusuke Kishi, a Japanese puppet state in Northern China, was de facto the “economy king” of occupied China and Manchukuo, and he later served as Vice-Minister of Munitions in Prime Minister Hideki Toj’s cabinet.

Shinzo Abe Career, What was his profession?

Shinzo Abe was a politician from Japan who held the offices of the 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. Abe previously worked for Junichiro Koizumi as Chief Cabinet Secretary from 2005 to 2006, and he temporarily led the opposition in 2012.

Shinzo Abe Net Worth, How much does he earn?

According to reports, the former Japanese prime minister will be worth $10 million in 2022.

Also Read: At the age of 87, Mike Brito, a scout for Mexican talent for the Dodgers, passes away

Which school did he go to? What was his major?

Seikei Junior and Senior High Schools as well as Seikei Elementary School were all attended by Abe. 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? Any children?

In 1987, Abe wed Akie Matsuzaki, a socialite, and former radio DJ. She is the daughter of the CEO of the chocolate producer Morinaga and has earned the nickname “domestic opposition party” for her outspoken opinions, which frequently differ from those of her husband.

shinzo abe wife

His wife opened an organic izakaya in Tokyo’s Kanda neighborhood after her husband’s first term as prime minister, but she is not actively involved in administration at her mother-in-insistence. law’s Having tried unsuccessful reproductive treatments earlier in their marriage, the couple was unable to have children.

His social media reach.

Shinzo Abe was verified on Instagram as @shinzoabe with 610k+ followers.

Shinzo Abe Height, Weight, Sexual orientation,

HeightN / A
WeightN / A
Hair colorBlack
Body typeFit
 Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Shinzo Abe’s which you should be knows

NationalityJapanese
EthnicityAsian
Zodiac signVirgo
Age67
Relationship statusMarried
PartnerAkie Matsuzaki

close