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Hamaguchi, Osachi

(Encyclopedia)Hamaguchi, Osachi or Yuko ōˈsächē hämägo͞oˈchē, yo͞oˈkō [key], 1870–1931, Japanese statesman. He was finance minister (1924–26) and home minister (1926–27) before becoming (1927) pre...


(Encyclopedia)Minseito mēnˌsāˈtō [key], Japanese political party. It is usually called the Liberal party in English. Founded by Shigenobu Okuma in 1882 as the Kaishinto, or Progressive party, it was dissolved ...

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