ⓘ Tokyo 1st district, 1947–93. Tokyos 1st district was a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. Between 1947 and 1993 it elected four, ..

                                     

ⓘ Tokyo 1st district (1947–93)

Tokyos 1st district was a constituency of the House of Representatives in the Diet of Japan. Between 1947 and 1993 it elected four, later three representatives by single non-transferable vote. It initially consisted of Tokyos Chiyoda, Chūō, Minato, Shinjuku, Bunkyō and Taitō special wards. In the 1964 redistricting Chūō, Bunkyō and Taitō were split off to form the new 8th district.

There have been some influential political leaders in postwar Japan, namely the right-wing Socialist Inejirō Asanuma, Nosaka Sanzō Communist and, after the removal of the SCAP purge Douglas MacArthurs and its recovery from stroke, anti-mainstream conservative Ichiro Hatoyama. Later, the representatives, in particular, the former Governor of Tokyo Seiichirō Yasui, Minister of construction Yuji Ōtsuka, Chairman of SSP Ichio Asukata, education Minister Kaoru Yosano and the President of the League Shimin and DPJ co-founder of the basic principles in the work of Kaieda.