Palau, 2nd Japanese President Nakamura dies, independence from U.S. trust, October 14, 19:14
Former Japanese President Kunio Nakamura, who became independent of Palau, an island country in the Pacific Ocean, died on April 14. He was 76 years old.
Former President Nakamura was born in Palau, Japan’s mandated territory, to a Japanese father in 1943 during the Pacific War.
After the war, I moved to Japan, but then I returned to Palau and started working as a politician.
He became president in 1993, where he achieved the independence of Palau, which was often followed by U.S. trustee rule, and concluded relations with Japan and other countries.
After retiring in 2001, he was involved in company management and was involved in shipping business with Japan.
In April 2015, when the current Prince and his wife visited Palau to commemorate the war dead 70 years after the war, they attended a dinner party, and Mr. Kamio was touched by former President Nakamura in the words of the dinner party.
According to the presidential office in Palau, former President Nakamura died on the morning of the 14th at his home in the central city of Korol.
He was 76 years old.
President Remengesau issued a statement on the death of the former president, praising “former President Nakamura for making this country the way it is today.”