Zenko Suzuki

 

 

Age: 93

 

Summary: prime minister of Japan from 1980 to 1982 who was appointed after the sudden death of his predecessor Masayoshi Ohira, who helped refine the close post-World War II relationship between Japan and the United States, and who resigned in 1982 amid an escalating textbook scandal (mismanaging charges that textbooks where issued minimizing Japan's role in WW2).

 

 

Cause of Death: Pneumonia

 

Born: January 11, 1911

 

Died: July 19, 2004

 

Location: Tokyo, Japan