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How to Use Yomidasu Rekishikan: 現代人名録

User guide for Yomidasu Rekishikan


Gendai Jinmeiroku (現代人名録) is a Who’s Who type biographical database in contemporary Japan. It contains over 26,000 key persons in 18 fields, who appear in the newspaper, including such areas as government (congressmen and congresswomen, heads of local government), art and culture, and sports. The database is frequently updated to cover latest changes and additions. 

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