Definition of Tojo, Hideki in US English:

Tojo, Hideki

proper noun

  • (1884–1948), Japanese military leader and statesman; prime minister 1941–44. He initiated the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and by 1944 had assumed virtual control of all political and military decision-making. After Japan's surrender, he was tried and hanged as a war criminal.


Tojo, Hideki