Shinzo Abe was born on 21 September 1954 in Kashihara, Nara, Japan.
He was a Japanese politician who having been born into a political family rose to the high office of Prime Minister of Japan.
He served as Prime Minister of Japan and President of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) from 2006 to 2007 and again from 2012 to 2020 making him the longest-serving prime minister in Japanese political history.
Abe obtained a bachelor’s degree in political science from Seikei University and proceeded to the United States where he studied public policy at the University of Southern California’s School of Policy, Planning, and Development from which he dropped out.
Upon returning from America, Shinzo worked with Kobe Steel, a Japanese steel manufacturing company before taking up positions in government.
On 8 July 2022, Abe was shot twice while delivering a campaign speech in Nara and died of his wounds later the same day after reportedly suffering cardiopulmonary arrest.
Shinzo Abe Siblings: Nobuo Kishi, Hironobu Abe
Shinzo Abe is survived by two brothers.
Hironobu Abe was born on 30 May 1952 in Tokyo, Japan. He is the oldest of three siblings.
Hironobu is a former senior vice president at the Mitsubishi Corporation and is currently the CEO of Mitsubishi Shoji Packaging and Yamae Group Holdings Co Ltd.
Nobuo Kishi is the current defense minister of Japan and the younger brother of Shinzo Abe.
Kishi was born on 1 April 1957 in Tokyo, Japan. He attended Keio University for his tertiary education.