Inejiro Asanuma

Inejiro Asanuma
Born December 27, 1898 – October 12, 1960 was a Japanese politician, and head of the Japanese Socialist Party. Inejiro was noted for speaking publicly about Socialism and economic and cultural opportunities. His left-wing positions and criticism of the United States were not welcomed by conservatives. He was assassinated by 17-year-old Otoya Yamaguchi, an extreme rightist, at a televised rally for the upcoming Lower-house election.

Inejiro Asanuma

Inejiro Asanuma before and after death

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