Suzuki Kantaro

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Admiral Baron Suzuki Kantaro 鈴木貫太郎 (24 Dec 1867JOS / 18 Jan 1868GC - 17 Apr 1948) was a Japanese politician, Prime minister, Naval officer, and peer.

History

date rank title job
25 Jul 1887 Midshipman
25 Jun 1889 Sublieutenant
21 Dec 1892 Lieutenant
28 Jun 1898 Lt Commander
26 Sep 1903 Commander
28 Sep 1907 Captain
24 May 1913 Rear Admiral
1 Jun 1917 Vice Admiral
27 Jul 1922 Commander-in-chief, Kure Naval District
3 Aug 1923 Admiral
27 Jan 1924 Commander-in-chief, First Fleet and Combined Fleet
1 Dec 1924 Military Councillor
15 Apr 1925 Chief, Naval General Staff and Member of Admirals' Committee
22 Jan 1929 Reserve Great Chamberlain
14 Feb 1929 Great Chamberlain and Privy Councillor
24 Dec 1932 Deactivated
20 Nov 1936 Baron Privy Councillor
24 Dec 1937 Retire
24 Jun 1940 Vice Chairman, Privy Council
10 Aug 1944 Chairman, Privy Council
7 Apr 1945 Prime minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Minister of East Asian Affairs
9 Apr 1945 Prime minister
17 Aug 1945 resigned
15 Dec 1945 Chairman, Privy Council
13 Jun 1946 resigned
17 Apr 1948 died (80)

relations


military assignment
Preceded by
Takarabe Takeshi
Vice Minister of Navy
17 Apr 1914 - 1 Sept 1917
Succeeded by
Tochinai Sojiro
Preceded by
Prince Hiroyasu
CinC, Second Fleet
1 Dec 1920 - 1 Dec 1921
dissolved
Preceded by
Oguri Kozaburo
CinC, Third Fleet
1 Dec 1921 - 27 Jul 1922
Succeeded by
Nakano Naoe
Preceded by
Murakami Kakuichi
CinC, Kure Naval District
27 Jul 1922 - 27 Jan 1924
Succeeded by
Takeshita Isamu
Preceded by
Takeshita Isamu
CinC, First Fleet and Combined Fleet
27 Jan 1924 - 1 Dec 1924
Succeeded by
Okada Keisuke
Preceded by
Yamashita Gentaro
Chief, Naval General Staff
15 Apr 1925 - 22 Jan 1929
Succeeded by
Kato Hiroharu
political assignment
Preceded by
Chinda Sutemi
Great Chamberlain
22 Jan 1929 - 20 Nov 1936
Succeeded by
Hyakutake Saburo
Preceded by
Hara Yoshimichi
Vice Chairman of Privy Council
24 Jun 1940 - 10 Aug 1944
Succeeded by
Shimizu Toru
Preceded by
Hara Yoshimichi
Chairman of Privy Council
10 Aug 1944 - 7 Apr 1945
Succeeded by
Hiranuma Kiichiro
Preceded by
Koiso Kuniaki
Prime Minister of Japan
7 Apr 1945 - 17 Aug 1945
Succeeded by
Prince Naruhiko
Preceded by
Shigemitsu Mamoru
Minister of Foreign Affairs
(acting)

7 Apr 1945 - 9 Apr 1945
Succeeded by
Togo Shigenori
Preceded by
Hiranuma Kiichiro
Chairman of Privy Council
15 Dec 1945 - 13 Jun 1946
Succeeded by
Shimizu Toru