Quotes by Hideki Tojo

About Hideki Tojo:

Hideki Tojo was a general of the Imperial Japanese Army (IJA), the leader of the Imperial Rule Assistance Association, and the 40th Prime Minister of Japan during much of World War II, from October 17, 1941, to July 22, 1944. As Prime Minister, he was responsible for the attack on Pearl Harbor, which initiated war between Japan and the United States, although planning for it had begun before he entered office. After the end of the war, Tojo was arrested, sentenced to death for Imperial Japanese war crimes by the International Military Tribunal for the Far East, and hanged on December 23, 1948.

Author Bio

  • NameHideki Tojo
  • Descriptionformer Prime Minister of Japan and Minister of War
  • BornJuly 30, 1884
  • DiedDecember 23, 1948
  • CountryJapan
  • ProfessionPolitician; Diplomat