Keizo Obuchi

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: prime minister of Japan who was plucked to be prime minister in 1998 by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party, and defied expectations by revitalizing Japan's foundering economy, which had experienced rampant unemployment, bank failures, and a depleted pension fund.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a massive stroke

 

Born: June 25, 1937

 

Died: May 14, 2000

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan