Wikijunior:World War II/Hideki Tōjō

Hideki Tōjō, Prime Minister of Japan

Quick Facts

  • Born: 30 December 1884
  • Died: 23 December 1948
  • Leader of: Japan

Hideki Tōjō during the war


Hideki Tōjō was a general in the Japanese army and Prime Minister of Japan during World War II.

After the war


After the end of the war, Tōjō was sentenced to death for war crimes and executed on December 23, 1948. He was the only Axis leader to be executed.