Sueichi Kido was born in Nagasaki City on January 21, 1940. At age 5, he was exposed to the atomic bomb on the street, 2 kilometers from the blast center. He was blown more than twenty meters away by the strong blast and lost consciousness. After postgraduate studies at Doshisha University, he worked in a women’s college in Gifu Prefecture, and is now professor emeritus. Since 1991, he has contributed to the Hibakusha movement. He is Secretary General of Nihon Hidankyo (Japan Confederation of A-and H-Bomb Sufferers Organizations) since 2017.