Akihiro Ohata

Akihiro Ohata (大畠 章宏, Ōhata Akihiro, born October 5, 1947) is a Japanese politician of the Democratic Party of Japan, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Higashiibaraki District, Ibaraki, he attended the Musashi Institute of Technology as both undergraduate and graduate. He was elected to the assembly of Ibaraki Prefecture where he served for one term and then to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990 as a member of the Japan Socialist Party.

Akihiro Ohata
大畠 章宏
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
In office
14 January 2011  2 September 2011
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded bySumio Mabuchi
Succeeded byTakeshi Maeda
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
In office
17 September 2010  14 January 2011
Prime MinisterYukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
Preceded byMasayuki Naoshima
Succeeded byBanri Kaieda
Personal details
Born (1947-10-05) 5 October 1947
Jōhoku, Ibaraki, Japan
Political partyDemocratic Party
Alma materTokyo City University
WebsiteOfficial website


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Political offices
Preceded by
Sumio Mabuchi
Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Succeeded by
Takeshi Maeda
Preceded by
Masayuki Naoshima
Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
Succeeded by
Banri Kaieda
House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Hideaki Okabe
Representative for Ibaraki 5th district
New title
introduction of proportional representation
Representative for the Northern Kantō PR block
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Seiroku Kajiyama
Toyoji Shirochi
Shunpei Tsukahara
Representative for Ibaraki 2nd district (multi-member)
Served alongside: Seiroku Kajiyama, Shunpei Tsukahara
District eliminated

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