The Ramon Magsaysay Award Foundation

Awardees from 1974

Ichikawa, Fusaye

A Japanese feminist, politician and women's suffrage leader who was a key supporter of women's suffrage in Japan, and her activism was partially responsible for the extension of the franchise to women in 1945

Kuroki, Hiroshi

One of Japan’s most dedicated civil servants, who returned to his land of birth, one of the poorest of prefectures, to develop its potentials in agriculture and tourism thus realizing the socio-economic transformation of the prefecture