Ōta Masahiro

Ōta Masahiro (太田 政弘, 16 November 1871 – 24 January 1951) was the 14th Governor-General of Taiwan (1931–1932). He was Governor of Fukushima Prefecture (1913–1915), Ishikawa Prefecture (1915–1916), Kumamoto Prefecture (1916–1919), Niigata Prefecture (1919–1923) and Aichi Prefecture (1923–1924). He was a graduate of the University of Tokyo.

Ōta Masahiro
太田 政弘
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Governor General of Taiwan
In office
16 January 1931 – 2 March 1932
MonarchShōwa
Prime MinisterHamaguchi Osachi
Wakatsuki Reijirō
Preceded byIshizuka Eizō
Succeeded byMinami Hiroshi
Governor-General of Kwantung
In office
17 August 1929 – 16 January 1931
Prime MinisterHamaguchi Osachi
Preceded byKinoshita Kenjiro
Succeeded byTsukamoto Seiji
Personal details
Born(1871-11-16)16 November 1871
Yamagata Prefecture, Japan
Died24 January 1951(1951-01-24) (aged 79)
NationalityJapanese
Political partyMinseitō
Government offices
Preceded by Governor-General of Kwantung
August 1929 – January 1931
Succeeded by
Preceded by Governor-General of Taiwan
January 1931 – March 1932
Succeeded by