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Yukio Hatoyama
鳩山 由紀夫
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Prime Minister of Japan
In office
16 September 2009 – 8 June 2010
Monarch Akihito
Deputy Naoto Kan
Preceded by Tarō Asō
Succeeded by Naoto Kan
President of the Democratic Party
In office
16 May 2009 – 4 June 2010
Preceded by Ichirō Ozawa
Succeeded by Naoto Kan
In office
25 September 1999 – 10 December 2002
Preceded by Naoto Kan
Succeeded by Naoto Kan
Member of the House of Representatives
for Hokkaido 9th District
In office
23 June 1986 – 16 December 2012
Preceded by Constituency created
Succeeded by Manabu Horii
Majority 122,345 (40.2%) (2009)
Personal details
Born 11 February 1947 (1947-02-11) (age 73)
Bunkyō, Tokyo, Empire of Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic Party (Before 1993)
New Party Sakigake (1993–1996)
previous Democratic Party (1996–1998)
Democratic Party of Japan (1998–2012)
Spouse(s) Miyuki Hatoyama (1975–present)
Children 1
Parents Iichirō Hatoyama
Alma mater University of Tokyo
Stanford University
City University of Hong Kong
Profession Engineer
Religion Baptist

Yukio Hatoyama (born 11 February 1947) is a Japanese politician. He was born in Bunkyō, Tokyo. He was Prime Minister of Japan starting in 2009 and resigned in 2010. He was a member of the Democratic Party of Japan until 2012. His brother, Kunio, is also a politician. He is married to Miyuki Hatoyama. In 2013 Japan's defense minister called Hatoyama a 'traitor' for his acknowledgement of the land dispute between China and Japan.

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