Yamamoto, Gombei

Yamamoto, Gombei

Yamamoto, Gombei (gōmˈbā yämäˈmōtō), 1852–1933, Japanese admiral. He was navy minister (1898–1906) during the Russo-Japanese War. Yamamoto was later (1913–14, 1923–24) prime minister. His first cabinet was involved in a scandal concerning the construction of battleships.
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