Hiroyuki Hosoda

Hiroyuki Hosoda (細田 博之, Hosoda Hiroyuki, born 5 April 1944) is a Japanese politician of the Liberal Democratic Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). In 2004–2005, he was the Chief Cabinet Secretary in Junichiro Koizumi's Cabinets, succeeded by Shinzō Abe on 31 October 2005.

Hiroyuki Hosoda
細田 博之
Hosoda, along with the Members of the Japan-India Parliamentarians Friendship League, meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi.
Secretary General of the Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
In office
22 September 2008  29 September 2009
Preceded byTarō Asō
Succeeded byTadamori Oshima
Chief Cabinet Secretary
In office
7 May 2004  31 October 2005
Prime MinisterJunichiro Koizumi
Preceded byYasuo Fukuda
Succeeded byShinzō Abe
Member of the House of Representatives
Assumed office
18 February 1990
Personal details
Born (1944-04-05) 5 April 1944
Matsue, Shimane, Japan
Political partyLiberal Democratic Party
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo

A native of Matsue and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he worked at the Ministry of International Trade and Industry from 1967 to 1986. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1990.


  • 政治家情報 〜細田 博之〜. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). janjan.jp. Archived from the original on 3 December 2007. Retrieved 13 October 2007. External link in |work= (help)
Political offices
Preceded by
Yasuo Fukuda
Chief Cabinet Secretary of Japan
Succeeded by
Shinzō Abe
Party political offices
Preceded by
Taro Aso
Secretary General of the LDP
Succeeded by
Tadamori Oshima

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