Do you know no country in the world had blamed Japanese Politicians' visit to pay homage to the war dead at Yasukuni until August 14, 1985?
Yasukuni Shrine is the place to pray for the peace by thinking of the war dead who built today's peace with their own life, and to pay homage to them.
The following is the List of V.I.P. Yasukuni Shrine Visitors After the WW2.
++ or + Main events related to the Yasukuni Shrine.
Taiwan President of the Republic of China Legislative Yuan Chang Tao-fan visited on April 19, 1956.
Burma Former Prime Minister of Burma U Nu visited on March 23, 1960.
Argentina President of Argentina Arturo Frondizi visited on December 15, 1961.
Thailand King of Thailand Bhumibol Adulyadej visited on June 4, 1963.
Italy Italian Minister of Defence Giulio Andreotti visited on October 7, 1964.
United States United States Navy Rear Admiral Daniel Smith visited on April 9, 1969.
West Germany Chief of Staff of the Luftwaffe Johannes Steinhoff visited on January 12, 1970.
South Vietnam Former Emperor of Vietnam Bảo Đại visited on February 14, 1973.
Tonga King of Tonga Taufa'ahau Tupou IV visited in November 1973.
++The Fourteen Myrtyrs of the Showa era were enshrined in 1978.
++John Paul II's Mass for the 1,068 Japanese War Myrtyrs including the Fourteen Myrtyrs of the Showa era was held at St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican in 1980.
Indonesia Minister of Religious Affairs Alamsyah Prawiranegara visited on June 22, 1981.
Tibet The 14th Dalai Lama visited on November 1, 1981.
United States Superintendent of USS ARIZONA Memorial Gary Cummins visited on August 4, 1983.
+++(The biginning of "Yasukuni, War Shrine issue" as Chinese Propaganda)+++
Asahi-shimbun of Japanese newspaper started the negative campaign titled “Yasukuni Problem and Stand Point of View from Asian Countries” on August 7, 1985.
Synchronizing with the above story;
People’s Daily in China reported on August 11 that there was the group against the PM’s visit at Yasukuni.
China declared the objection to Japanese Prime Minister Nakasone’s visit at Yasukuni on August 14, 1985. (The first case of Yasukuni War Shrine Deception in history)
China opened "The Nanjing Memorial Hall" on August 15, 1985. (The Rebirth of the Fake of Nanjing since 1946)
China increased the number the deceased in the war from 12 million(1) in 1947 to 21 million on September 3, 1985 of the 40th Victory over Japan Day.
United States United States Navy Yokosuka Navy Base Commander, Captain Steven H Howell visited in June, 1989.
+ Jiang Zwmin in office as General Secretary of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China from June 24, 1989.
The Soviet Union People's Deputies (The First President of Russian Federation) Boris Nikolayevich Yeltsin visited in January, 1990.
+ Jiang Zwmin in office as Chairman of the Central Military Commission (State Commission) from March 19 1990.
Sri Lanka Ambassador Chithambaranathan Mahendran visited in March 1992.
Finland Ambassador Kari Bergholm visited in July, 1992.
+ Jiang Zwmin in office as President of the People's Republic of China from March 27, 1993.
Lithuania Prime Minister of Lithuania Adolfas Šleževičius visited on September 21, 1993.
United Kingdom Embassy Naval Attaché, Captain Michael Smith visited in June, 1994.
India Prashanto Pal, the son of the Justice Radhabinod Pal visited on April 26, 1995.
+ Jiang Zwmin increased the number the deceased in the war from 21 million in 1985 to 35 million on September 3, 1995 of the 50th Victory over Japan Day.
United States Fighter Ace at the Pacific War, Lieutenant James B. Cain visited in June, 1996.
Iran Embassy, the 1st Secretary Massoud Shakeri visited in August, 1997.
Slovenia UN ambassador (President of the Republic of Slovenia 2007-2012) Danilo Türk visited in August, 1997.
Past Chosen Dynasty, The second Prince (The second prince of the Crown Prince Yi Un and Crown Princess Lee Masako, Japanese Princess) visited in November, 1997.
Turkey, Romania, India, Malaysia, Israel, Russia, Thailand and other countries Military and Naval attachés visited April, 1998.
+ Jiang Zwmin instructed in the meeting "Keep demanding the compensation for historical debt to Japan forever!" August, 1998.(2)
Turkey, Romania, India, Israel, Russia, Brazil, Poland, Switzerland and other countries Military and Naval attachés visited April, 1999.
Turkey, Romania, India, Thailand, Iran,, Russia, Brazil, Malaysia and other countries Military and Naval attachés visited April, 2000.
United States United States Marine Corps Lieutenant General Wallace Gregson (the3rd Marine Division's commanding general) visited on April 26, 2001.
Indonesia Former Minister of Finance of Indonesia Rizal Ramli visited in 2002.
Peru Former President of Peru Alberto Fujimori visited on April 10, 2002.
Solomon Islands Prime Minister of the Solomon Islands Allan Kemakeza visited on July 10, 2005.
Taiwan Former President of the Republic of China Lee Teng-hui visited on October 27, 2007.
French National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen and British National Party deputy leader Adam Walker visited on August 14, 2010.
East Turkestan World Uyghur Congress president Rebiya Kadeer visited on May 14, 2012.
Like You and Your country, We Japanese and Japan also have the right to honour the souls of the war dead in our traditional way and manner.
発表年 死傷人数 調査・出典 補足
1946年 軍人作戰死亡 1,328,501 中華民國國防部・発表 国民革命軍のみ*
1947年 平民死亡 4,397,504 中華民國行政院賠償委員會 國民黨統治區*
1947年 軍民死傷 12,784,974 中華民國行政院賠償委員會 國民黨統治區·
軍人死傷 3,650,405·平民死傷 9,134,569