Eiji Toyoda

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Birthday
12, 1913
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Sep 17, 2013 (100)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
12, 1913
Birthplace
Japan
Death Date
Sep 17, 2013 (100)

About

Japanese industrialist who served as president of Toyota and helped bring it to profitability and global prominence. After many attempts, he was able to break into the American automobile market with the success of the Toyota Corolla.

Before Fame

He studied mechanical engineering at Tokyo Imperial University, graduating in 1936.

Trivia

He resigned as chairman of Toyota at the ripe old age of 81.

Family Life

He and his wife Kazuko had three sons together.

Associated With

He and John Pierpont Morgan were both famous industrialists.