Takenori Kanzaki

Takenori Kanzaki (神崎 武法, Kanzaki Takenori, born July 15, 1943) is a Japanese politician of the New Komeito Party, a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). He was born in Tianjin, China during the time part of China was under Japanese occupation. A graduate of the University of Tokyo, he was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1983. From August 1993 to April 1994, he served as Minister of Posts and Telecommunications in Morihiro Hosokawa's cabinet.

Takenori Kanzaki
President of the New Komeito Party
In office
7 November 1998  30 September 2006
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byAkihiro Ota
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
In office
9 August 1993  28 April 1994
Prime MinisterMorihiro Hosokawa
Preceded byKiichi Miyazawa
Succeeded byKatsuyuki Hikasa
Personal details
Born15 July 1943
Tianjin, Republic of China
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo


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House of Representatives of Japan
New title
Introduction of proportional voting
Representative for the Kyūshū proportional representation block
Served alongside: 20 others
Succeeded by
Kiyohiko Tōyama
(Kōmeitō list replacement)
Preceded by
Taku Yamasaki
Yanosuke Narazaki
Representative for Fukuoka 1st district
Served alongside: Taku Yamasaki, Seiichi Ōta, Ryū Matsumoto, ...
District eliminated
Political offices
Preceded by
Kiichi Miyazawa
Minister of Posts and Telecommunications
Succeeded by
Katsuyuki Hikasa
Party political offices
Preceded by
Kōzō Watanabe
Executive Council Chairman of the New Frontier Party
Party dissolved
New political party President of Shintō Heiwa ("New Peace Party")
Merged into Kōmeitō
New political party President of (New) Kōmeitō ("Justice Party")
Succeeded by
Akihiro Ōta

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