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Find A Grave - Konoe Family Cemetery - Daitoku-ji
Konoe, Fumimaro b. October 12, 1891 d. December 14, 1945 Japanese Prime Minister. A scion of the ancient Fujiwara noble family and protege of Kimmichi Saionji, he was president of the House of Peers from 1933 to 1937. In June of 1937, he accepted the Premiership. A former liberal, Konoe began to favor increased armament and centralized government control. Following the outbreak of war with China in July of 1937, he pressed Chinese leader Chiang Kai-shek to establish autonomous demilitarized regions in Northern China and to recognize the puppet...[Read More] (Bio by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye) Konoe Family Cemetery - Daitoku-ji, Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan