Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology

The Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (文部科学大臣, Monbu-kagaku Daijin) is the member of the Cabinet of Japan in charge of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology.

Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (2001–)Edit

  Liberal Democratic
  Independent
  Democratic

Minister Term of office Prime Minister
# Portrait Name Took Office Left Office Days
1   Toshiki Kaifu[1] December 28, 1985 July 22, 1986 205 Yasuhiro Nakasone
2   Nobutaka Machimura January 6, 2001 April 26, 2001 110 Yoshiro Mori
3   Atsuko Tōyama April 26, 2001 September 22, 2003 879 Junichiro Koizumi
4   Takeo Kawamura September 22, 2003 September 27, 2004 371
5   Nariaki Nakayama September 27, 2004 October 31, 2005 399
6   Kenji Kosaka October 31, 2005 September 26, 2006 330
7   Bunmei Ibuki September 26, 2006 September 26, 2007 365 Shinzo Abe
8   Kisaburo Tokai September 26, 2007 August 2, 2008 311 Yasuo Fukuda
9   Tsuneo Suzuki August 2, 2008 September 24, 2008 53
10   Ryū Shionoya September 24, 2008 September 16, 2009 357 Taro Aso
11   Tatsuo Kawabata September 16, 2009 September 21, 2010 370 Yukio Hatoyama
Naoto Kan
12   Yoshiaki Takaki September 21, 2010 September 2, 2011 346
13   Masaharu Nakagawa September 2, 2011 October 1, 2012 395 Yoshihiko Noda
14   Makiko Tanaka October 1, 2012 December 26, 2012 86
15   Hakubun Shimomura December 26, 2012 October 7, 2015 1015 Shinzo Abe
16   Hiroshi Hase October 7, 2015 August 3, 2016 301
17   Hirokazu Matsuno August 3, 2016 August 2, 2017 364
18   Yoshimasa Hayashi August 3, 2017 October 2, 2018 425
19   Masahiko Shibayama October 2, 2018 September 11, 2019 344
20   Kōichi Hagiuda September 11, 2019 Incumbent 119

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