Shinzo Abe

Prime Minister

Date of Birth: September 21, 1954

Place of Birth: Tokyo

Member of the House of Representatives (Elected 7 times)

Constituency: Yamaguchi 4th district (Shimonoseki and Nagato cities)

Education

1977 Graduated from the Department of Political Science, the Faculty of Law, Seikei University

Career

2012
President of LDP
Prime Minister

2007
Resigned Prime Minister

2006
President of LDP
Prime Minister

2005
Chief Cabinet Secretary
(Third Koizumi Cabinet (Reshuffled))

2004
Acting Secretary-General and Chairman of Reform Promotion Headquarters, LDP

2003
Secretary-General, LDP

2002
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
(First Koizumi Cabinet (1st Reshuffled))

2001
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
(First Koizumi Cabinet)
(Second Mori Cabinet (Reshuffled))

2000
Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
(Second Mori Cabinet (Reshuffled))
(Second Mori Cabinet)

1999
Trustee, Committee on Health and Welfare
Director, Social Affairs Division, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)

1993
Elected as Member of the House of Representatives
(thereafter reelected in seven consecutive elections)
1982

Executive Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs

1979
Joined Kobe Steel, Ltd

Source: Office of the Prime Minister, 8/1/2019