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Katō Tomosaburō
Katō Tomosaburō

Viscount Katō Tomosaburō (加藤 友三郎 Katō Tomosaburō, February 22, 1861August 24, 1923) was a Japanese politician and the 21st Prime Minister of Japan from June 12, 1922 to August 24, 1923. source: http://www. ... source: http://www. ... A viscount is a member of the European nobility, especially, as in the British peerage, ranking above a baron, below a (British) earl or (his continental equivalent) count. ... February 22 is the 53rd day of every year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... A politician is an individual involved in politics. ... The Prime Minister of Japan (内閣総理大臣 Naikaku sōri daijin) is the English political nomenclature of the head of government of Japan. ... June 12 is the 163rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (164th in leap years), with 202 days remaining. ... 1922 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... August 24 is the 236th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (237th in leap years), with 129 days remaining. ... 1923 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ...


Born in Hiroshima to a retainer of the shogun, Kato enrolled in the Naval Academy and graduated in its seventh class. During the Russo-Japanese War, he served as Chief of Staff of the Combined Fleet alongside Admiral Togo Heihachiro on the battleship Mikasa, assisting in Japan's victory at the Battle of Tsushima. It is said that during this time he suffered from a very weak stomach, and was vomiting as he issued orders throughout the battle, despite having taken large amounts of medication. Main keep of Hiroshima Castle The city of Hiroshima (広島市; -shi) is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture, and the largest city in the Chugoku region of western Honshu, the largest of Japans islands. ... Teamwork: Fourth Class Midshipmen lock arms and use ropes made from uniform items as they brace themselves climbing the Herndon Monument The United States Naval Academy, or USNA, is an institution for the undergraduate education of officers of the United States Navy. ... Greater Manchuria, Russian (outer) Manchuria is region to upper right in lighter Red; Liaodong Peninsula is the wedge extending into the Yellow Sea The Russo-Japanese War (1904–1905) was an extremely bloody conflict that grew out of the rival imperialist ambitions of Russia and Japan in Manchuria and Korea. ... The term Chief of Staff can refer to: The White House Chief of Staff, the highest-ranking member of the Executive Office of the President of the United States. ... The Combined Fleet (連合艦隊 Rengo Kantai) was the name of the Japanese Navy, until World War II. See also: Military History of Japan Categories: Military stubs | Fleets | Imperial Japanese Navy ... Admiral Togo at the age of 58, at the time of the Russo-Japanese War. ... Mikasa (三笠) was a battleship of the Imperial Japanese Navy, the flagship of Admiral Togo Heihachiro during the battle of Tsushima (1905) in the Russo-Japanese War. ... The Battle of Tsushima (Japanese: 対馬海戦), commonly known as the Sea of Japan Naval Battle (Japanese: 日本海海戦) in Japan, was the last and most decisive sea battle of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905. ... The stomach (Gaster) In anatomy, the stomach (in ancient Greek στόμαχος) is an organ in the alimentary canal used to digest food. ...


He became a full admiral in 1915 and served as Minister of the Navy in the cabinets of Okuma Shigenobu, Terauchi Masatake, Hara Takashi, and Takahashi Korekiyo. Under Hara and Takahashi, Kato was Japan's delegate to the Washington Naval Conference, and worked with Ambassador Shidehara Kijuro in the negotiations that led to the Five-Power Naval Treaty. Admiral is a word from the Arabic term Amir-al-bahr (Lord of the bay). ... 1915 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Okuma Shigenobu (大隈重信 Okuma Shigenobu 16 February 1838–10 January 1922) was a Japanese politician and the 8th (June 30, 1898–November 8, 1898) and 17th (April 16, 1914–October 9, 1916) Prime Minister of Japan. ... Terauchi Masatake Terauchi Masatake (寺内 正毅 February 5, 1852–November 3, 1919) was a Japanese soldier and politician and the 18th Prime Minister of Japan from October 9, 1916 to September 29, 1918. ... Hara Takashi (原 敬 February 9, 1856–November 4, 1921) was a Japanese politician and the 19th Prime Minister of Japan from September 29, 1918 to November 4, 1921. ... Takahashi Korekiyo (高橋是清 Takahashi Korekiyo) (July 27, 1854–February 26, 1936) was a Japanese politician and the 20th Prime Minister of Japan from November 13, 1921 to June 12, 1922. ... The Washington Naval Conference was a diplomatic conference held in Washington, D.C. in 1921 and 1922. ... Shidehara on a 1931 issue of TIME magazine. ...


Following his return to Japan, Kato was appointed Prime Minister in recognition of his performance at the conference. Although his tenure as prime minister was marked by several important events, most notably the withdrawal of Japanese forces from Siberia, Kato succumbed to late-stage colon cancer and died a little over a year into his term. Siberia Siberia (Russian: , common English transliterations: Sibir’, Sibir; from the Tatar for “sleeping land”) is a vast region of Russia and northern Kazakhstan constituting almost all of northern Asia. ... Diagram of the stomach, colon, and rectum Colorectal cancer includes cancerous growths in the colon, rectum and appendix. ...

Prime Ministers of Japan Flag of Japan
Ito - Kuroda - Yamagata - Matsukata - Ito (2nd) - Matsukata (2nd) - Ito (3rd) - Okuma - Yamagata (2nd) - Ito (4th) - Katsura - Saionji - Katsura (2nd) - Saionji (2nd) - Katsura (3rd) - Yamamoto - Okuma (2nd) - Terauchi - Hara - Takahashi - To. Kato - Yamamoto (2nd) - Kiyoura - Ta. Kato - Wakatsuki - G. Tanaka - Hamaguchi - Wakatsuki (2nd) - Inukai - Saito - Okada - Hirota - Hayashi - Konoe - Hiranuma - Abe - Yonai - Konoe (2nd) - Tojo - Koiso - K. Suzuki - Higashikuni - Shidehara - Yoshida - Katayama - Ashida - Yoshida (2nd) - Hatoyama - Ishibashi - Kishi - Ikeda - Sato - K. Tanaka - Miki - Fukuda - Ohira - Z. Suzuki - Nakasone - Takeshita - Uno - Kaifu - Miyazawa - Hosokawa - Hata - Murayama - Hashimoto - Obuchi - Mori - Koizumi

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Kato Tomosaburo - definition of Kato Tomosaburo in Encyclopedia (263 words)
Born in Hiroshima to a retainer of the shogun, Kato enrolled in the Naval War College and graduated in its seventh class.
Under Hara and Takahashi, Kato was Japan's delegate to the Washington Naval Conference, and worked with Ambassador Shidehara Kijuro in the negotiations that led to the Five-Power Naval Treaty.
Although his tenure as prime minister was marked by several important events, most notably the dispatching of Japanese forces to Siberia, Kato succumbed to late-stage colon cancer and died a little over a year into his term.
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