Fumimaro Konoye

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Noun1.Fumimaro Konoye - Japanese statesman who set Japan's expansionist policies and formed an alliance with Germany and Italy (1891-1945)
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Inside the government was a powerful faction led by Prime Minister Prince Fumimaro Konoye that desperately did not want a war with the United States.
In 1941, President Franklin Roosevelt ignored pleas from Japanese Prime Minister Fumimaro Konoye for an urgent meeting to resolve differences between the two nations.