Suzuki Bunji

Suzuki Bunji

▪ Japanese politician and social reformer
born Sept. 4, 1885, Miyagi prefecture, Japan
died March 12, 1946, Sendai, Miyagi prefecture

      Japanese Christian who was one of the primary organizers of the labour movement in Japan. An early convert to Christianity, Suzuki, like many of his co-religionists, soon became active in the struggle for democracy and socialism in his country.

      After working briefly as a newspaper reporter, he began a movement in 1911 to combine the many small labour unions that had sprung up with Japan's burgeoning industrialization. At first Suzuki's efforts were limited to the development of a labour school attached to the Unitarian Church of Tokyo. By 1919, however, he had formed the Japanese Federation of Labour (Nippon Rōdō Sōdōmei); management then attempted to create a counter-organization, the Harmonization Society (Kyōchōkai). But in 1921 Suzuki's group scored its first big success: 30,000 dock workers at Kōbe went on strike for several months. As a result, the whole labour movement expanded greatly and became a recognized power within Japan.

      Another victory for Suzuki was the manhood suffrage act, which was passed in 1925. He then helped organize the new Social Democratic Party and was elected to the Diet several times as its representative. But Marxist influence began to grow among workers and intellectuals, and the Japanese labour movement soon moved far to the left of Suzuki's moderate position.

* * *


Universalium. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • SUZUKI BUNJI — (1885 1946) Militant du mouvement syndicaliste ouvrier et fondateur de la Société fraternelle, Suzuki Bunji a jeté les bases du syndicalisme au Japon. Ayant fait des études de droit tout en travaillant, Bunji se convertit au christianisme, et… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Bunji Yoshiyama — est un pilote de chasse du Service aérien de l armée impériale japonaise, né dans la zone de la préfecture de Kagoshima en 1916 et disparu en combat aérien le 15 septembre 1939. Sa carrière Sorti sous officier de l école aérienne de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Yoshiyama, Bunji — Bunji Yoshiyama Bunji Yoshiyama est un pilote de chasse du Service aérien de l armée impériale japonaise, né dans la zone de la préfecture de Kagoshima en 1916 et disparu en combat aérien le 15 septembre 1939. Sa carrière Sorti sous officier de l …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sanzo Nosaka — Member of the House of Representatives In office April 11 1946 – June 6 1950 C …   Wikipedia

  • Nosaka Sanzō — ▪ Japanese politician born March 30, 1892, Yamaguchi prefecture, Japan died Nov. 14, 1993, Tokyo       politician who was the leading figure in the Japanese Communist Party (JCP (Japan Communist Party)) throughout the late 1950s and 60s. He was… …   Universalium

  • Meanings of minor planet names: 11001–12000 — As minor planet discoveries are confirmed, they are given a permanent number by the IAU s Minor Planet Center, and the discoverers can then submit names for them, following the IAU s naming conventions. The list below concerns those minor planets …   Wikipedia

  • Kagawa Toyohiko — Toyohiko Kagawa Toyohiko und seine Ehefrau Haru (l.) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • SODOMEI — S 牢D 牢MEI Centrale syndicale la plus ancienne du Japon. L’allégeance traditionnelle de la S 拏d 拏mei à l’aile droite du mouvement ouvrier lui fit perdre peu à peu de son importance, surtout après la Seconde Guerre mondiale, au bénéfice des deux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Kyoto Sanga FC — Kyoto Sanga F.C. 京都サンガFC Nombre completo Kyoto Sanga Football Club Fundación 1922 Estadio Estadio Atlético Nishikyogoku Ukyo ku, Kioto Capacidad 20.389 …   Wikipedia Español

  • Liste des as de l'aeronavale japonaise (1937-1945) — Liste des as de l armée impériale japonaise (1937 1945) L As de l aéronavale japonaise, Hiroyoshi Nishizawa survole en 1943 les îles Salomon à bord de son Mitsubishi A6M3. Après la bataille des Salomon orientales, l aviation japonaise opère… …   Wikipédia en Français


Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»