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Tanzan Ishibashi
石橋 湛山
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Prime Minister of Japan
In office
23 December 1956 – 31 January 1957
Monarch Shōwa
Preceded by Ichirō Hatoyama
Succeeded by Nobusuke Kishi
Director-General of the Japan Defense Agency
In office
23 December 1956 – 31 January 1957
Monarch Shōwa
Prime Minister Tanzan Ishibashi
Preceded by Funada Naka
Succeeded by Nobusuke Kishi
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
In office
23 December 1956 – 27 December 1956
Preceded by Isamu Murakami
Succeeded by Taro Hirai
Minister of International Trade and Industry
In office
10 December 1954 – 23 December 1956
Prime Minister Ichirō Hatoyama
Preceded by Kiichi Aichi
Succeeded by Mikio Mizuta
Minister of Finance
In office
22 May 1946 – 24 May 1947
Prime Minister Shigeru Yoshida
Preceded by Keizo Shibusawa
Succeeded by Tetsu Katayama (Acting)
Member of the House of Representatives
In office
1 October 1952 – 29 January 1967
Constituency Shizuoka 2nd
In office
26 April 1947 – 17 May 1947
Constituency Shizuoka 2nd
Personal details
Born (1884-09-25)25 September 1884
Tokyo, Japan
Died 25 April 1973(1973-04-25) (aged 88)
Osaka, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party (1955–1973)
Other political
Socialist Party (1945–1955)
Alma mater Waseda University

Tanzan Ishibashi (石橋 湛山 Ishibashi Tanzan, 25 September 1884 – 25 April 1973) was a Japanese journalist and politician who was Prime Minister of Japan from 1956 to 1957.

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