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 Sadao Araki

Sadao Araki

Birth
Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Death 2 Nov 1966 (aged 89)
Nara, Japan
Burial Fuchu City, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Plot 8-1-17
Memorial ID 7943139 · View Source
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Japanese Imperial Army General, Political Figure. After serving in the Russo-Japanese War, he completed the Army College and subsequently became a military attache in St. Petersburg. In 1930, he created a fascist organization, the "Kodogikai," and with the help of young officers launched a plot to become prime minister. Although unsuccessful this regard, he was named Minister of the Armed Forces. He was forced to retire after the failure of the February 26, 1936 "Niniroku Jiken" military coup d'etat, but later became Minister of Education in Fuminaro Konoe's cabinet. In this capacity, he was a staunch supporter of military education at all levels. Declared a war criminal in 1945, he was sentenced to life in prison, but was pardoned and freed in 1955.

Bio by: Warrick L. Barrett


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  • Originally Created by: Warrick L. Barrett
  • Added: 2 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7943139
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sadao Araki (26 May 1877–2 Nov 1966), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7943139, citing Tama Cemetery, Fuchu City, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan ; Maintained by Find A Grave .