Japanese diplomat Hioki Eki/日置益

Hioki Eki /Japanese 日置益; born December 21, 1861 (in Mie Prefecture ; † October 22, 1926/ was a Japanese diplomat. He studied law at the University of Tokyo, entered the foreign service in 1888 and was employed in Saint Petersburg and Pyongyang. From 1900 to 1904 he was employed in China. From September 16, 1907 to August 1, 1908 he was chargé d'affaires in Berlin. Hioki Eki was accredited as envoy in Lima and Santiago de Chile from 1908 to 1914. From 1909 he was also accredited in Buenos Aires. From 1914 to 1916 ambassador to Beijing. In 1914 Hioki demanded that Yuan Shikai allow for the Japanese inheritance of the German possessions of Shandong and Tsingtao during World War I, that Japanese civilians should be allowed to enter Manchuria and Inner Mongolia to engage in commercial, industrial, and mining activities, and that the lease of Lushun and Dalian and the management of the Antung-Mukden Railway would be extended for 99 years. Yuan was infuriated, but he secretly accepted the humiliating 21 Articles so that he could gain Japanese support to become Emperor. From 1918 to 1920 he was ambassador to Copenhagen and Stockholm. From 1920 to 1924 he was ambassador to Berlin . From October 26, 1925 he negotiated at the Special Tariff Conference in Beijing .​

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Double Dragon order breast star.

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Chilean order of Merit and Prussian order of Red Eagle.

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