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Nobuyuki Abe (阿部 信行code: ja is deprecated , Abe Nobuyuki, November 24, 1875–September 7, 1953), also known as Noboyuki Abe, was a general in the Imperial Japanese Army, Governor-General of Korea, and 36th Prime Minister of Japan from August 30, 1939 to January 16, 1940.
Abe attended Tokyo No.1 Middle School (Tokyo Metropolitan Hibiya High School) followed by No.4 High School. While still a student, he volunteered for military service during the First Sino-Japanese War.
After the war, Abe graduated from the Imperial Japanese Army Academy. He was part of the 19th class of the Army War College.
Abe became commander of the 3rd Field Artillery Regiment from 1918-1921. In August 1918, his regiment was sent to Siberia during Japan's Siberian Intervention, but was never in combat.
Abe was appointed commander of the 4th Infantry Division on December 22, 1930.
He later served as instructor in the Army War College followed by chief of the Military Affairs Bureau and as Vice Minister of the Army.
In 1936, he was placed on the reserve list.
Abe Nobuyuki became 36th Prime Minister on August 30, 1939.
Abe was replaced by Mitsumasa Yonai in January 1940.
Abe joined the House of Peers in 1942.
He was appointed the 10th (and last) Governor-General of Korea in 1944 and 1945.
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