Who was the first prime minister of japan?
The first Prime Minister of Japan was Itō Hirobumi. He was elected on 22 December 1885, and left office on 30 April 1888. He was also the 5th, 7th and 10th Prime Minister. He was assasinated in 1909 by Ang Jung-geun, a Korean nationalist who opposed the Japanese Empire's annexation of the Korean peninsula.
Abe ShinzÅ is the Prime Minister of Japan in 2013. Abe led the Liberal Democratic Party to victory in the 2012 December election, officially becoming the Prime Minister on December 26. He was previously the Prime Minister of Japan from 2006 September 26 to 2007 September 26. His policies are that of a right-wing conservative nationalist.
No, Tomomi Iwakura was a statesman during the late 1800's. He was also the chamberlain for the Emperor of Japan. Certain papers say he was Prime Minister but everyone refers to him as the 'minister of the right' which is the Junior Minister of the State, if he was prime minister it was only for a short while.