Iccho Itoh

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Person.png Iccho Itoh  Rdf-icon.png
Nagato, Yamaguchi, Japan
Died2007-04-18 (Age 61)
Nagasaki, Japan
Alma materWaseda University
Victim ofassassination
PartyLiberal Democratic Party

Employment.png Mayor of Nagasaki

In office
1 May 1995 - 18 April 2007

Iccho Itoh was Mayor of Nagasaki for 12 years until his death.

Denouncing nuclear weapons

He spoke before International Court of Justice in the Hague in 1995, denouncing use of nuclear weapons as a violation of international law. In April 2007, campaigning for re-election, shot twice in the back at point-blank range at his campaign office. Iccho Itoh died April 18, 2007.

23 August 1945|18 April 2007|


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