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Akiko Santō
山東 昭子
President of the House of Councillors of Japan
Assumed office
1 August 2019
Preceded by Chūichi Date
Vice President of the House of Councillors of Japan
In office
7 August 2007 – 30 July 2010
Preceded by Akira Imaizumi
Succeeded by Hidehisa Otsuji
Member of House of Councillors
Assumed office
2001
Constituency National PR
In office
1995–1996
Constituency National PR
In office
1974–1992
Constituency National district (1974–1986)
National PR (1986–1992)
Personal details
Born 11 May 1942 (1942-05-11) (age 79)
Setagaya, Tokyo, Japan
Political party Liberal Democratic
Alma mater Bunka Gakuin

Akiko Santo (山東 昭子 , Santō Akiko, born 11 May 1942) is a Japanese politician. He is a member of the Liberal Democratic Party and a member of the House of Councillors in the Diet (national legislature). In August 2019, he was elected President of the House of Councillors of Japan.

  • in Japanese.
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