Yoshiaki Takaki

Yoshiaki Takaki (高木 義明, Takaki Yoshiaki, born December 22, 1945) is a Japanese politician serving in the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature) as a member of the Democratic Party of Japan. A native of Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi and high-school graduate he was elected to the Diet for the first time in 1990 after serving in the union executive and local assemblies for 15 years.



  • 政治家情報 〜高木 義明〜. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). JANJAN. Archived from the original on December 3, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-02.
Political offices
Preceded by
Tatsuo Kawabata
Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
Succeeded by
Masaharu Nakagawa
House of Representatives of Japan
Preceded by
Masakazu Kuranari
Representative for Nagasaki 1st district
New title
Introduction of proportional representation
Representative for the Kyūshū PR block
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Takeo Nishioka
Tadashi Kuranari
Kenji Taguchi
Masayoshi Kobuchi
Fumio Kyūma
Representative for Nagasaki 1st district (multi-member)
Served alongside: Takeo Nishioka, Ken'ichirō Hatsumura, Fumio Kyūma, Kenji Taguchi, Tadashi Kuranari
District eliminated
Party political offices
Preceded by
Kōzō Watanabe
Diet Affairs Chief of the Democratic Party of Japan
Succeeded by
Kenji Yamaoka

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