Yoshihiro Katayama


Yoshihiro Katayama (片山 善博, Katayama Yoshihiro, born 29 July 1951) was the Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications of Japan from September 2010 through September 2011. He was the governor of Tottori Prefecture from 1999 to 2007.[1]

Yoshihiro Katayama
片山 善博
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Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
In office
17 September 2010 – 2 September 2011
Prime MinisterNaoto Kan
Preceded byKazuhiro Haraguchi
Succeeded byTatsuo Kawabata
Governor of Tottori Prefecture
In office
13 April 1999 – 12 April 2007
Preceded byYuuji Nishio
Succeeded byShinji Hirai
Personal details
Born (1951-07-29) 29 July 1951 (age 71)
Okayama, Japan
Political partyDemocratic Party of Japan
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo


  1. ^ "Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications / Minister of State for Promotion of Local Sovereignty / Minister for Regional Revitalization". japan.kantei.go.jp. Retrieved 28 June 2019.
Political offices
Preceded by Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications
Succeeded by