Yoshirō Mori

86th Prime Minister of Japan

Yoshirō Mori (born 14 July 1937) is a Japanese politician who served as the 85th and 86th Prime Minister of Japan between 5 April 2000 and 26 April 2001. He is currently President of the Japan Rugby Football Union as well as the Japan-Korea Parliamentarians' Union. In 2014, he was appointed to head the organizing committee for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

Ensure Japan's security and defend the kokutai!


  • When I was greeting farmers from my car, they all went into their homes. I felt like I had AIDS.
    • As quoted in "Profile: Yoshiro Mori" (20 November 2000), BBC News, United Kingdom: British Broadcasting Corporation.
  • A nation of deities with the Emperor at its center.

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