Biography of Emperor Akihito

Japanese Emperor Akihito is the 125th, held the imperial throne of Japan since 1989, succeeded his father Emperor Hirohito. He was born December 23, 1933 Emperor Hirohito of couples with Maharani Kojun. Peers early education school year begins in the city of Tokyo 1947.Ketika bombed by the Americans in March 1945, he and his younger brother, Prince Masahito (now Prince Hitachi), moved from Tokyo.

Emperor Akihito was educated in England, especially to learn English after World War II. by Elizabeth Gray Vining. Higher education experience in the political department Gakushuin University Tokyo but could not accept the official ijazah.Perlantikan as Prince held on 10 November 1951. On 10 April 1959, he married Michiko Shoda Shoda Hidesaburo daughter, chairman of Nisshin Flour Industry.

The marriage broke through the tradition of the empire as Michiko Shoda is not a hereditary nobility. After marriage, Prince Akihito and Princess Michiko an official visit to 37 countries. Prince Akihito took the throne after Emperor Hirohito died on January 7, 1989 and officially became the 125th emperor of Japan on 12 November 1990. After officially became emperor, he tried to get closer to the Japanese imperial family. Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko have three sons: Prince Naruhito (born February 23, 1960), Prince Akishino (Fumihito, born 11 November 1965) and Princess Nori Sayako

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