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Nearly 30 years on the Chrysanthemum Throne: Japan’s Emperor Akihito

Nearly 30 years on the Chrysanthemum Throne: Japan’s Emperor Akihito

Tokyo (dpa) – Akihito became the 125th Emperor of Japan in January 1989 after the death of his father, Emperor Hirohito, in whose name the country fought World War II. Akihito was born on December 23, 1933, the eldest son and the fifth child of Hirohito and empress Nagako. At the age of 18, Akihito became…

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