Yukihiko Ikeda

 

 

Age: 66

 

Summary: Japanese longtime political figure and son of the late Prime Minister Hayato Ikeda who held key party posts and was a Defense Agency chief, but who as Japan's Foreign Minister in 1996 and 1997 led his country's efforts to resolve the hostage crisis in Peru in December 1996.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: May 13, 1937

 

Died: January 28, 2004

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan