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Akihito

Index Akihito

is the current Emperor of Japan. [1]

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Abdication

Abdication is the act of formally relinquishing monarchical authority.

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Academic degree

An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.

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Aiko, Princess Toshi

is the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan.

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Akasaka Palace

, or the, is one of the two State Guesthouses of the Government of Japan.

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Asia

Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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Australian Museum

The Australian Museum is the oldest museum in Australia, with an international reputation in the fields of natural history and anthropology.

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Baekje

Baekje (18 BC – 660 AD) was a kingdom located in southwest Korea.

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Battle of Saipan

The Battle of Saipan was a battle of the Pacific campaign of World War II, fought on the island of Saipan in the Mariana Islands from 15 June to 9 July 1944.

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Baudouin of Belgium

Baudouin (Boudewijn, Balduin; 7 September 1930 – 31 July 1993) reigned as the fifth King of the Belgians, following his father's abdication, from 1951 until his death in 1993.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Bhumibol Adulyadej

Bhumibol Adulyadej (ภูมิพลอดุลยเดช;;; see full title below; 5 December 1927 – 13 October 2016), conferred with the title King Bhumibol the Great in 1987, was the ninth monarch of Thailand from the Chakri dynasty as Rama IX.

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Cabinet of Japan

The is the executive branch of the government of Japan.

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Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.

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Catholic Church in Japan

The Catholic Church in Japan is part of the worldwide Catholic Church, under the spiritual leadership of the pope in Rome.

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CBS News

CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.

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Chief Justice of Japan

The is the chief judge of the Supreme Court of Japan and is the head of the judicial branch of the Japanese government.

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China

China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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Chrysanthemum Throne

The is the term used to identify the throne of the Emperor of Japan.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Commoner

The common people, also known as the common man, commoners, or the masses, are the ordinary people in a community or nation who lack any significant social status, especially those who are members of neither royalty, nobility, the clergy, nor any member of the aristocracy.

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Constitution of Japan

The is the fundamental law of Japan.

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Coronation of Elizabeth II

The coronation of Elizabeth II as Queen of the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, and Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) took place on 2 June 1953, at Westminster Abbey.

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Crown prince

A crown prince is the male heir apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy.

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Daijō Tennō

Daijō Tennō or Dajō Tennō (both accepted readings of 太上天皇) is the title for a Japanese Emperor who abdicated in favor of a successor.

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Death and funeral of Hirohito

On January 7, 1989, Hirohito, the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, died after suffering from intestinal cancer for some time.

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Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria

The Decoration of Honour for Services to the Republic of Austria (Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich) is a national honour awarded by the Republic of Austria.

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Edo period

The or is the period between 1603 and 1868 in the history of Japan, when Japanese society was under the rule of the Tokugawa shogunate and the country's 300 regional daimyō.

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Elizabeth Gray Vining

Elizabeth Janet Gray Vining (October 6, 1902 – November 27, 1999) was an American professional librarian and author who tutored Emperor Akihito of Japan in English while he was crown prince.

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Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.

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Emperor Ōgimachi

Emperor Ōgimachi (正親町天皇 Ōgimachi-tennō) (June 18, 1517 – February 6, 1593) was the 106th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Bidatsu

was the 30th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō),; retrieved 2013-1-31.

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Emperor Daigo

was the 60th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor En'yū

was the 64th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Fushimi

was the 92nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Fukakusa

(June 28, 1243 – August 17, 1304) was the 89th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Fushimi

was the 93rd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Hanazono

(July 10, 1419 – January 18, 1471) was the 102nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Kashiwabara

Emperor Go-Kashiwabara (後柏原天皇 Go-Kashiwabara-tennō) (November 19, 1462 – May 19, 1526) was the 104th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Mizunoo

was the 108th Emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Nara

Emperor Go-Nara (後奈良天皇 Go-Nara-tennō) (January 26, 1495 – September 27, 1557) was the 105th Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Saga

Emperor Go-Saga (後嵯峨天皇 Go-Saga-tennō) (April 1, 1220 – March 17, 1272) was the 88th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Sanjō

was the 71st emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Shirakawa

Emperor Go-Shirakawa (後白河天皇 Go-Shirakawa-tennō) (October 18, 1127 – April 26, 1192) was the 77th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Suzaku

was the 69th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Toba

(August 6, 1180 – March 28, 1239) was the 82nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Go-Tsuchimikado

(July 3, 1442 – October 21, 1500) was the 103rd emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-28.

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Emperor Go-Yōzei

was the 107th Emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Higashiyama

was the 113th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Horikawa

was the 73rd emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Ichijō

was the 66th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Jimmu

was the first Emperor of Japan, according to legend.

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Emperor Jomei

was the 34th emperor of Japan,Kunaichō: according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Kanmu

was the 50th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.

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Emperor Kōgon

Emperor Kōgon (光厳天皇 Kōgon-tennō) (August 1, 1313 – August 5, 1364) was the first of the Emperors of Northern Court during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts in Japan.

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Emperor Kōkaku

was the 119th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Kōkō

was the 58th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Kōmei

was the 121st emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Kōnin

was the 49th emperor of Japan,Emperor Kōnin, Tahara no Higashi Imperial Mausoleum, Imperial Household Agency according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Keitai

, also known as Keitai-okimi, was the 26th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Kinmei

was the 29th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.

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Emperor Meiji

, or, was the 122nd Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from February 3, 1867 until his death on July 29, 1912.

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Emperor Murakami

was the 62nd emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Ninkō

was the 120th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Ninmyō

was the 54th emperor of Japan,Emperor Ninmyō, Fukakusa Imperial Mausoleum, Imperial Household Agency according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor of Japan

The Emperor of Japan is the head of the Imperial Family and the head of state of Japan.

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Emperor Reigen

was the 112th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Saga

was the 52nd emperor of Japan,Emperor Saga, Saganoyamanoe Imperial Mausoleum, Imperial Household Agency according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Shirakawa

was the 72nd emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Sukō

(May 25, 1334 – January 31, 1398) was the third of Emperors of Northern Court during the Period of the Northern and Southern Courts in Japan.

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Emperor Taishō

was the 123rd Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 30 July 1912 until his death in 1926.

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Emperor Takakura

Emperor Takakura (高倉天皇 Takakura-tennō) (September 20, 1161 – January 30, 1181) was the 80th emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Tenji

, also known as Emperor Tenchi, was the 38th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Toba

was the 74th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Tsuchimikado

was the 83rd emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Emperor Uda

was the 59th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.

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Empress Kōjun

, born, was the wife of Emperor Shōwa of Japan.

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Empress Michiko

, born on 20 October 1934, is the as the wife of Akihito, the current Emperor of Japan reigning from 7 January 1989 until April 30, 2019.

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Empress Teimei

was the wife of Emperor Taishō of Japan.

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English language

English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.

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Exyrias akihito

Exyrias akihito is a species of marine goby.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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Freedom of the City of Dublin

The Freedom of the City of Dublin is awarded by Dublin City Council after approving a person nominated by the Lord Mayor.

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Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster

The was an energy accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant in Ōkuma, Fukushima Prefecture, initiated primarily by the tsunami following the Tōhoku earthquake on 11 March 2011.

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Fumihito, Prince Akishino

is a member of the Japanese imperial family.

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Fushimi-no-miya

The is the oldest of the four shinnōke, branches of the Imperial Family of Japan which were eligible to succeed to the Chrysanthemum Throne in the event that the main line should die out.

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Gakushūin

The or Peers School (Gakushūin School Corporation), also known as Gakushūjo, is a Japanese educational institution originally established to educate the children of Japan's nobility.

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Gakushuin University

is a private university in Mejiro, Toshima Ward, Tokyo.

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Gene (journal)

Gene is a peer-reviewed scientific journal in genetics, focusing on the cloning, structure, and function of genes.

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Goby

Gobies are fishes of the family Gobiidae, one of the largest fish families comprising more than 2,000 species in more than 200 genera.

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Golden Pheasant Award

The is the highest award for adult leaders in the Scout Association of Japan.

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Government of Japan

The government of Japan is a constitutional monarchy in which the power of the Emperor is limited and is relegated primarily to ceremonial duties.

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Heir apparent

An heir apparent is a person who is first in a line of succession and cannot be displaced from inheriting by the birth of another person.

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Heisei period

The is the current era in Japan.

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Herbert P. Bix

Herbert P. Bix (born 1938) is an American historian.

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Hirohito

was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 25 December 1926, until his death on 7 January 1989.

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan

Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan (2000) is a book by Herbert P. Bix covering the reign of Emperor Hirohito of Japan from 1926 until his death in 1989.

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Hiroshima

is the capital of Hiroshima Prefecture and the largest city in the Chūgoku region of western Honshu - the largest island of Japan.

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History of science

The history of science is the study of the development of science and scientific knowledge, including both the natural and social sciences.

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Ichthyology

Ichthyology (from Greek: ἰχθύς, ikhthys, "fish"; and λόγος, logos, "study"), also known as fish science, is the branch of zoology devoted to the study of fish.

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Imperial House of Japan

The, also referred to as the Imperial Family and the Yamato Dynasty, comprises those members of the extended family of the reigning Emperor of Japan who undertake official and public duties.

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Imperial Household Agency

The is an agency of the government of Japan in charge of state matters concerning the Imperial Family, and also keeping of the Privy Seal and State Seal of Japan.

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Imperial Household Council

The is a ten-member body to approve the statutory matters on the Imperial House of Japan.

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Imperial Household Law

is a statute in Japanese law that governs the line of imperial succession, the membership of the imperial family, and several other matters pertaining to the administration of the Imperial Household.

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Japanese era name

The, also known as, is the first of the two elements that identify years in the Japanese era calendar scheme.

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Japanese imperial transition, 2019

Emperor Akihito of Japan is set to abdicate on 30 April 2019, which will make him the first Japanese Emperor to do so in over two centuries.

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Japanese Red Cross Society

The is the Japanese affiliate of the International Red Cross.

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Japanese succession controversy

The Japanese succession controversy refers to desires to change the laws of succession to the Chrysanthemum Throne, which is currently limited to males of the Japanese Imperial Family.

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Junichiro Koizumi

is a Japanese politician who was the 56th Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006.

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Kan'in-no-miya

The is the youngest of the four shinnōke, branches of the Imperial Family of Japan which were eligible to succeed to the Chrysanthemum Throne in the event that the main line should die out.

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Karuizawa, Nagano

Karuizawa main street is a town located in Kitasaku District in south-central Nagano Prefecture, in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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Keizō Obuchi

was a Japanese politician who served in the House of Representatives for twelve terms and ultimately as the 54th Prime Minister of Japan from 30 July 1998 to 5 April 2000.

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Kiichi Miyazawa

was a Japanese politician and the 78th Japanese Prime Minister serving from 5 November 1991 to 9 August 1993.

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Kiko, Princess Akishino

, born 11 September 1966 as, is the wife of Fumihito, Prince Akishino, the second son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan.

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Koreans

Koreans (in South Korean; alternatively in North Korean,; see names of Korea) are an East Asian ethnic group originating from and native to Korea and southern and central Manchuria.

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Kujō Hisatada

, son of Nijō Harutaka, was a kuge or Japanese court noble of the Edo period (1603–1868).

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Kujō Michitaka

, son of regent Kujō Hisatada and adopted son of his brother, Kujō Yukitsune, was a kuge or Japanese court noble of the late Edo period and politician of the early Meiji era who served as a member of the House of Peers.

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Legion of Honour

The Legion of Honour, with its full name National Order of the Legion of Honour (Ordre national de la Légion d'honneur), is the highest French order of merit for military and civil merits, established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and retained by all the divergent governments and regimes later holding power in France, up to the present.

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Linnean Society of London

The Linnean Society of London is a society dedicated to the study of, and the dissemination of information concerning, natural history, evolution and taxonomy.

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List of current reigning monarchs by length of reign

This is a list of currently enthroned monarchs sorted by length of service.

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List of Emperors of Japan

This list of Emperors of Japan presents the traditional order of succession.

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London

London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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Majesty

Majesty (abbreviation HM, oral address Your Majesty) is an English word derived ultimately from the Latin maiestas, meaning greatness, and used as a style by many monarchs, usually kings or sultanss.

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Marine biology

Marine biology is the scientific study of marine life, organisms in the sea.

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Masahito, Prince Hitachi

is a member of the Imperial House of Japan and the younger brother of Emperor Akihito.

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Masako, Crown Princess of Japan

, born on 9 December 1963, is the wife of Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan, who is the eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko and the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne.

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Meiji period

The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.

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Military Order of Saint James of the Sword

The Military Order of Saint James of the Sword (Ordem Militar de Sant'Iago da Espada) is a Portuguese order of chivalry.

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Morihiro Hosokawa

is a Japanese politician who was the 50th Prime Minister of Japan from 9 August 1993 to 28 April 1994.

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Muryeong of Baekje

Muryeong of Baekje (462–523, r. 501–23) was the 25th king of Baekje, one of the Three Kingdoms of Korea.

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Nagano, Nagano

is the capital city of Nagano Prefecture in the Chūbu region of Japan.

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Nagasaki

() is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan.

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Nakayama Yoshiko

was a Japanese lady-in-waiting in the court of the Imperial House of Japan.

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Naoto Kan

is a Japanese politician, and former prime minister of Japan.

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Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan

is the elder son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne.

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National Diet

The is Japan's bicameral legislature.

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National Order of Mali

The National Order of Mali is the highest of honorific orders of Mali.

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National Order of the Ivory Coast

The National Order of the Ivory Coast (sometimes simply mentioned as National Order) is the highest state order of knighthood of the Ivory Coast.

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National Order of the Leopard

The National Order of the Leopard (French: Ordre national du Léopard) is the highest honorific decoration of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Nature (journal)

Nature is a British multidisciplinary scientific journal, first published on 4 November 1869.

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NHK

is Japan's national public broadcasting organization.

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Nishan-e-Pakistan

The Nishan-e-Pakistan (نشان پاکستان, English: Order of Pakistan) is the highest of civil awards and decorations given by the Government of Pakistan for the highest degree of service to the country and nation of Pakistan.

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Noboru Takeshita

was a Japanese politician and the 74th Prime Minister of Japan from 6 November 1987 to 3 June 1989.

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Northern Mariana Islands

The Northern Mariana Islands, officially the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI; Sankattan Siha Na Islas Mariånas; Refaluwasch or Carolinian: Commonwealth Téél Falúw kka Efáng llól Marianas), is an insular area and commonwealth of the United States consisting of 15 islands in the northwestern Pacific Ocean.

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Occupation of Japan

The Allied occupation of Japan at the end of World War II was led by General Douglas MacArthur, the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers, with support from the British Commonwealth.

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Okinawa Prefecture

is the southernmost prefecture of Japan.

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Order of Al-Hussein bin Ali

The Order of al-Hussein bin Ali is the highest knighthood order of the Kingdom of Jordan.

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Order of Boyaca

The Order of Boyacá (Orden de Boyacá) is the highest peacetime decoration of Colombia.

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Order of Charles III

The Royal and Distinguished Spanish Order of Charles III (Real y Distinguida Orden Española de Carlos III) was established by the King of Spain Carlos III by means of the Royal Decree of 19 September 1771, with the motto Virtuti et mérito.

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Order of Culture

The is a Japanese order, established on February 11, 1937.

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Order of Good Hope

The Order of Good Hope or Order of the Cape of Good Hope has been a knighthood order of the Republic of South Africa.

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Order of Lakandula

The Order of Lakandula (Orden ni Lakandula) is one of the highest honors given by the Republic of the Philippines.

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Order of Leopold (Belgium)

The Order of Leopold (Leopoldsorde, Ordre de Léopold) is one of the three current Belgian national honorary orders of knighthood.

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Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero

The Order of Manuel Amador Guerrero (Orden de Manuel Amador Guerrero) is the highest honour of Panama.

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Order of Merit (Chile)

The Order of Merit (Orden del Mérito) is a Chilean military order and was created in 1929.

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Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany

The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany (German: Verdienstorden der Bundesrepublik Deutschland) is the only federal decoration of Germany.

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Order of Merit of the Italian Republic

The Order of Merit of the Italian Republic (Ordine al merito della Repubblica Italiana) was founded as the senior order of knighthood by the second President of the Italian Republic, Luigi Einaudi in 1951.

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Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary

The Hungarian Order of Merit (Magyar Érdemrend) is the second highest State Order of Hungary.

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Order of Mubarak the Great

The Order of Mubarak the Great (Wisam Mubarak al-Kabir) is a knighthood order of Kuwait.

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Order of Muhammad

The Order of Muhammad, also referred to as Order of Sovereignty (Arabic: Wissam al-Mohammadi, French: Ordre de la Souverainete or Ordre de Mohammed), is the highest state decoration of the Kingdom of Morocco.

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Order of Ojaswi Rajanya

The Most Glorious Order of the Ojaswi Rajanya (Ojaswi Rajanyako Manapadvi) was an order of knighthood of Nepal.

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Order of Oman

The Order of Oman (Wisam al-Oman) is the second highest order of Oman.

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Order of Prince Henry

The Order of Prince Henry the Navigator (Ordem do Infante Dom Henrique) is a Portuguese National Order of Knighthood created on 2 June 1960, to commemorate the quincentenary of the death of the Infante Henry the Navigator (known in Portuguese as Henrique), third son of King John I of Portugal and his queen, Philippa of Lancaster.

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Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise

The Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise (Орден князя Ярослава Мудрого) is an award of Ukraine.

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Order of Sikatuna

The Order of Sikatuna (Orden ni Sikatuna) is the national order of diplomatic merit of the Republic of the Philippines.

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Order of Solomon

The Imperial Order of Solomon was an order of knighthood of the Ethiopian Empire founded in 1874.

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Order of St. Olav

The Royal Norwegian Order of Saint Olav (Den Kongelige Norske Sankt Olavs Orden; or Sanct Olafs Orden, the old Norwegian name) is a Norwegian order of chivalry instituted by King Oscar I on August 21, 1847.

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Order of the Aztec Eagle

The Order of the Aztec Eagle (Orden Mexicana del Águila Azteca) forms part of the Mexican Honours System and is the highest Mexican order awarded to foreigners in the country.

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Order of the Chrysanthemum

is Japan's highest order.

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Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana

The Order of the Cross of Terra Mariana (Maarjamaa Risti teenetemärk, sometimes translated as the Order of the Cross of St. Mary’s Land) was instituted by the President of Estonia, Lennart Meri, in 1995 to honour the independence of the Estonian state.

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Order of the Crown of the Realm

The Most Exalted Order of the Crown of the Realm (Darjah Utama Seri Mahkota Negara) is a Malaysian Federal Award.

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Order of the Elephant

The Order of the Elephant (Elefantordenen) is a Danish order of chivalry and is Denmark's highest-ranked honour.

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Order of the Falcon

The Order of the Falcon (Hin íslenska fálkaorða) is a national Order of Iceland, established on July 3, 1921 by King Christian X of Denmark and Iceland.

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Order of the Federal Republic

The Order of the Federal Republic (OFR) is one of two orders of merit, established by the Federal Republic of Nigeria in 1963.

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Order of the Garter

The Order of the Garter (formally the Most Noble Order of the Garter) is an order of chivalry founded by Edward III in 1348 and regarded as the most prestigious British order of chivalry (though in precedence inferior to the military Victoria Cross and George Cross) in England and the United Kingdom.

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Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau

The Order of the Gold Lion of the House of Nassau (Ordre du Lion d'Or de la Maison de Nassau, Huisorde van de Gouden Leeuw van Nassau) is a chivalric order shared by the two branches of the House of Nassau (the Ottonian and Walramian lines).

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Order of the Golden Eagle

The Order of the Golden Eagle or "Altyn Qyran" Order (Алтын Қыран ордені, Орден Золотого орла) is the highest order of Kazakhstan.

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Order of the Golden Fleece

The Order of the Golden Fleece (Orden del Toisón de Oro, Orden vom Goldenen Vlies) is a Roman Catholic order of chivalry founded in Bruges by the Burgundian duke Philip the Good in 1430, to celebrate his marriage to the Portuguese princess Isabella.

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Order of the Lion (Malawi)

The Order of the Lion was, at one point, the highest state order, and the second-highest honor bestowed by the government of Malawi.

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Order of the Netherlands Lion

The Order of the Netherlands Lion, also referred to as the Order of the Lion of the Netherlands (De Orde van de Nederlandse Leeuw, L'Ordre du Lion Néerlandais) is a Dutch order of chivalry founded by King William I of the Netherlands on 29 September 1815.

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Order of the Nile

The Order of the Nile (Kiladat El Nil) was established in 1915 and served as one of the Kingdom of Egypt’s principal orders until the monarchy was abolished in 1953.

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Order of the Paulownia Flowers

The is an order presented by the Japanese government.

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Order of the Pioneers of Liberia

The Order of the Pioneers of Liberia or more formally Grand Order of the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneers of the Republic of Liberia is an order presented by the government of Liberia.

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Order of the Rajamitrabhorn

The Most Auspicious Order of the Rajamitrabhorn (เครื่องราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันเป็นมงคลยิ่งราชมิตราภรณ์) is the highest royal order of Thailand.

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Order of the Redeemer

The Order of the Redeemer (translit), also known as the Order of the Saviour, is an order of merit of Greece.

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Order of the Rising Sun

The is a Japanese order, established in 1875 by Emperor Meiji of Japan.

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Order of the Royal House of Chakri

The Most Illustrious Order of the Royal House of Chakri (เครื่องขัตติยราชอิสริยาภรณ์อันมีเกียรติคุณรุ่งเรืองยิ่งมหาจักรีบรมราชวงศ์) was established in 1882 by King Rama V of the Kingdom of Siam (now Thailand) to commemorate the Bangkok Centennial.

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Order of the Sacred Treasure

The is a Japanese order, established on 4 January 1888 by Emperor Meiji as the Order of Meiji.

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Order of the Southern Cross

The National Order of the Southern Cross (Ordem Nacional do Cruzeiro do Sul) is a Brazilian order of chivalry founded by Emperor Pedro I on 1 December 1822.

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Order of the Star of Africa

The Order of the Star of Africa is an order presented by the government of Liberia.

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Order of the Sun of Peru

The Order of the Sun of Peru (Spanish: Orden El Sol del Perú), formerly known as the Order of the Sun, is the highest award bestowed by the nation of Peru to commend notable civil and military merit.

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Order of the Supreme Sun

The Order of the Supreme Sun (Order of the Sun, Nishan-i-Lmar-i-Ala) was a decoration of the former Kingdom of Afghanistan.

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Order of the Three Stars

Order of the Three Stars (Triju Zvaigžņu ordenis) is an order awarded for meritorious service to Latvia.

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Order of the White Eagle (Poland)

The Order of the White Eagle (Order Orła Białego) is Poland's highest order awarded to both civilians and the military for their merits.

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Order of the White Lion

The Order of the White Lion (Řád Bílého lva) is the highest order of the Czech Republic.

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Order of the White Rose of Finland

The Order of the White Rose of Finland (Suomen Valkoisen Ruusun ritarikunta; Finlands Vita Ros’ orden) is one of three official orders in Finland, along with the Order of the Cross of Liberty, and the Order of the Lion of Finland.

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Order of the Yugoslav Star

Order of the Yugoslav Star (Orden jugoslavenske zvijezde; Орден југословенске звезде; Red jugoslovanske zvezde; Орден југословенска ѕвезда) was the highest National order of merit awarded in Yugoslavia.

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Order of Valour

The Order of Valour is an order of knighthood of the Cameroon.

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Order of Vytautas the Great

The Order of Vytautas the Great is the Lithuanian Presidential Award.

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Orders, decorations, and medals of Indonesia

Awards and decorations of the Republic of Indonesia are both military and civilian awards for service and personal contributions to the Republic of Indonesia.

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Orders, decorations, and medals of Kenya

Orders, decorations, and medals of Kenya are awarded by the President of Kenya "in recognition of outstanding or distinguished services rendered to the nation in various capacities and responsibilities".

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Orders, decorations, and medals of Senegal

The Republic of Senegal awards the following orders, decorations and medals.

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Patrilineality

Patrilineality, also known as the male line, the spear side or agnatic kinship, is a common kinship system in which an individual's family membership derives from and is recorded through his or her father's lineage.

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Philippine Legion of Honor

The Philippine Legion of Honor (Lehiyong Pandangal ng Pilipinas) was established by President Manuel Roxas, through Philippine Army Circular No.

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Pneumonia

Pneumonia is an inflammatory condition of the lung affecting primarily the small air sacs known as alveoli.

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Political science

Political science is a social science which deals with systems of governance, and the analysis of political activities, political thoughts, and political behavior.

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Posthumous name

A posthumous name is an honorary name given to royalty, nobles, and sometimes others, in East Asia after the person's death, and is used almost exclusively instead of one's personal name or other official titles during his life.

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Prefectures of Japan

Japan is divided into 47, forming the first level of jurisdiction and administrative division.

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Prime Minister of Japan

The is the head of government of Japan.

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Prince Fushimi Kuniie

was a Japanese royalty.

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Prince Hisahito of Akishino

is the youngest child and only son of Fumihito, Prince Akishino and Kiko, Princess Akishino.

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Prince Kuni Asahiko

, was a member of a collateral line of the Japanese imperial family who played a key role in the Meiji Restoration.

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Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi

was a member of the Japanese imperial family and a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army during the Meiji and Taishō periods.

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Prince Masahito

, also known as Prince Sanehito and posthumously named Yōkwōin ''daijō-tennō'', was the eldest son of Emperor Ōgimachi.

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Princess Kako of Akishino

is the second daughter of Fumihito, Prince Akishino and Kiko, Princess Akishino, and a member of the Japanese Imperial Family.

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Princess Mako of Akishino

is the first child and elder daughter of Fumihito, Prince Akishino, and Kiko, Princess Akishino, and a member of the Japanese Imperial Family.

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Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the development of cancer in the prostate, a gland in the male reproductive system.

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Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal

The Queen Elizabeth II Coronation Medal is a commemorative medal which was instituted to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 2 June 1953.

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Reuters

Reuters is an international news agency headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

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Royal Order of Cambodia

The Royal Order of Cambodia (គ្រឿងឥស្សរិយយសព្រះរាជាណាចក្រកម្ពុជា; Ordre royal du Cambodge) was a French colonial chivalric order in French Cambodia, and is still in use in the present-day Cambodia.

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Royal Order of the Seraphim

The Royal Order of the Seraphim (Swedish: Kungliga Serafimerorden; Seraphim being a category of Angels) is a Swedish order of chivalry created by King Frederick I on 23 February 1748, together with the Order of the Sword and the Order of the Polar Star.

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Royal Victorian Order

The Royal Victorian Order (Ordre royal de Victoria) is a dynastic order of knighthood established in 1896 by Queen Victoria.

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Ryutaro Hashimoto

was a Japanese politician who served as the 82nd and 83rd Prime Minister of Japan from 11 January 1996 to 30 July 1998.

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Saipan

Saipan (formerly in Spanish: Saipán) is the largest island of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific Ocean.

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Sayako Kuroda

, formerly, is an imperial Shinto priestess of the Ise Grand Shrine, currently serving as the Supreme Priestess.

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Sōsuke Uno

was a Japanese politician and the 47th Prime Minister of Japan from 3 June 1989 to 10 August 1989.

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Science (journal)

Science, also widely referred to as Science Magazine, is the peer-reviewed academic journal of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and one of the world's top academic journals.

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Scout Association of Japan

The is the major Scouting organization of Japan.

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Shimazu Hisamitsu

Prince, also known as, was a Japanese samurai of the late Edo period.

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Shimazu Tadayoshi (2nd)

was a Japanese daimyō of the late Edo period, who ruled the Satsuma Domain as its 11th and final daimyō.

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Shinzō Abe

is a Japanese politician serving as the 63rd and current Prime Minister of Japan and Leader of the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) since 2012, previously being the 57th officeholder from 2006 to 2007.

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Shoku Nihongi

The is an imperially commissioned Japanese history text.

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Tarō Asō

is a Japanese politician who is the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance.

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Taxonomy (biology)

Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.

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Territories of the United States

Territories of the United States are sub-national administrative divisions directly overseen by the United States (U.S.) federal government.

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The Emperor's Birthday

is a national holiday in the Japanese calendar celebrated on the birthday of the reigning Emperor, which is currently 23 December, as Emperor Akihito was born on that day in 1933.

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The Japan Times

The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.

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Tokyo

, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.

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Tokyo Imperial Palace

The is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan.

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Tomiichi Murayama

is a retired Japanese politician who served as the 81st Prime Minister of Japan from 30 June 1994 to 11 January 1996.

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Toshiki Kaifu

is a Japanese politician who was the 76th and 77th Prime Minister of Japan from 1989 to 1991.

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Tsutomu Hata

was a Japanese politician who served as the 51st Prime Minister of Japan for 9 weeks in 1994.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Uppsala University

Uppsala University (Uppsala universitet) is a research university in Uppsala, Sweden, and is the oldest university in Sweden and all of the Nordic countries still in operation, founded in 1477.

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World War II

World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.

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Yanagihara Naruko

This article incorporates material translated from the corresponding article in the Japanese Wikipedia. Yanagihara Naruko (Japanese: 柳原愛子), also known as Sawarabi no Tsubone (26 June 1859 – 16 October 1943) was a Japanese lady-in-waiting of the Imperial House of Japan.

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Yasuo Fukuda

was the 58th Prime Minister of Japan, serving from 2007 to 2008.

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Yoshihiko Noda

is a Japanese politician who was Prime Minister of Japan from 2011 to 2012.

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Yoshirō Mori

is a Japanese politician who served as the 55th Prime Minister of Japan between 5 April 2000 and 26 April 2001.

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Yukio Hatoyama

is a former Japanese politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 16 September 2009 to 2 June 2010.

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Zoological Society of London

The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) is a charity devoted to the worldwide conservation of animals and their habitats.

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2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami

The was a magnitude 9.0–9.1 (Mw) undersea megathrust earthquake off the coast of Japan that occurred at 14:46 JST (05:46 UTC) on Friday 11 March 2011, with the epicentre approximately east of the Oshika Peninsula of Tōhoku and the hypocenter at an underwater depth of approximately.

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Akihito Tenno, Akihito of Japan, Akihito, Emperor of Japan, Crown Prince Akihito, Emperor Akihito, Emperor Akihito of Japan, Emperor Heisei, HIM Emperor Akihito of Japan, Heisei emperor, King Akihito, Tsugo no miya, Tsugu Akihito, Tugo no miya.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Akihito

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