Hideaki Ōmura

Hideaki Ōmura (大村 秀章, Ōmura Hideaki, born 9 March 1960) is a politician and the current governor of Aichi Prefecture.

Hideaki Ōmura
大村 秀章
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Governor of Aichi Prefecture
Assumed office
15 February 2011
Preceded byMasaaki Kanda
Personal details
Born (1960-03-09) 9 March 1960 (age 62)
Hekinan, Japan
Alma materUniversity of Tokyo


He was a former member of the Liberal Democratic Party, also a member of the House of Representatives in the Diet (national legislature). A native of Hekinan and graduate of the University of Tokyo, he joined the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries in 1982. He was elected to the House of Representatives for the first time in 1996. He was defeated in the 2009 election by DPJ candidate Kensuke Ōnishi.


  • 政治家情報 〜大村 秀章〜. ザ・選挙 (in Japanese). JANJAN. Archived from the original on 3 December 2007. Retrieved 20 October 2007. {{cite web}}: External link in |work= (help)

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Preceded by Governor of Aichi Prefecture