Yuko Tojo

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: Japanese political activist and granddaughter Japan's executed wartime prime minister Gen. Hideki Tojo who had fought tirelessly for many years pledging to work to realize the enshrinement of all the Japanese military war dead as to include war criminals whose innocence she maintains at the controversial Yasukuni Shrine when her late grandfather became one of the 14 Class-A war criminals unfairly honored at the Shinto shrine, claiming that the Second World War against Japan was an act of self-defense during her unsuccessful run in the House of Councillors election.

 

 

Cause of Death: Interstitial pneumonia

 

Born: May 20, 1939

 

Died: February 13, 2013

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan