Famous Japanese Activists

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 1 Yoko Ono

Yoko Ono.
Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: February 18, 1933
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Yoko Ono is a Japanese multimedia artist, peace activist, and singer-songwriter. She came into prominence after marrying John Lennon of the Beatles. She is widely criticized for her unquestionable influence over John Lennon and his music. She is also often blamed for the disbandment of The Beatles. Despite all these criticisms, Yoko Ono continues to go on her merry way.

 2 Ryuichi Sakamoto

Ryuichi Sakamoto.
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: January 17, 1952
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
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 3 Sadako Sasaki

Sadako Sasaki.
Birthdate: January 7, 1943
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hiroshima
Died: October 25, 1955

 4 Toyohiko Kagawa

Toyohiko Kagawa.
Famous As: Peace Activist
Birthdate: July 10, 1888
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kobe, Hyogo, Japan
Died: April 23, 1960

 5 Yosano Akiko

Yosano Akiko.
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 7, 1878
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Sakai, Osaka, Japan
Died: May 29, 1942

 6 Itagaki Taisuke

Itagaki Taisuke
Famous As: Soldier
Birthdate: May 21, 1837
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Tosa Domain, Japan
Died: July 16, 1919

Initially the commander of the Tosa troops, Itagaki Taisuke participated in the Meiji Restoration. He was the founder of the Liberal Party, which was the first Japanese political party. Itagaki was later stabbed by a right-wing militant, to whom he reacted by saying “Itagaki may die, but liberty, never.”

 7 Kōtoku Shūsui

Kōtoku Shūsui
Famous As: Social leader
Birthdate: November 5, 1871
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Nakamura, Japan
Died: January 24, 1911
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 8 Shidzue Katō

Shidzue Katō
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 2, 1897
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: December 22, 2001

 9 Ineko Sata

Ineko Sata
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: June 1, 1904
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nagasaki, Japan
Died: October 12, 1998

 10 Oku Mumeo

Oku Mumeo
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Fukui, Japan
Died: July 7, 1997

 11 Suzuki Bunji

Suzuki Bunji
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: September 4, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Miyagi, Japan
Died: March 12, 1946

 12 Ōmi Komaki

Ōmi Komaki
Famous As: Translator, Writer, University teacher
Birthdate: May 11, 1894
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Akita
Died: October 29, 1978

 13 Fuki Kushida

Fuki Kushida
Famous As: Activist
Birthdate: February 17, 1899
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Yamaguchi, Japan
Died: February 5, 2001