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is the only child of Crown Prince Naruhito and Crown Princess Masako of Japan.
is the current Emperor of Japan.
,, or is a deity of the Japanese myth cycle and also a major deity of the Shinto religion.
is a Japanese word meaning a kami (or "deity") who is a human being.
The, also known as the,Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric.
is a village located in Takaichi District, Nara Prefecture, Japan.
The, also known as the Old Imperial Family (旧皇族), were branches of the Japanese Imperial Family created from branches of the Fushimi-no-miya house.
The Black Ships (in 黒船, kurofune, Edo-period term) was the name given to Western vessels arriving in Japan in the 16th and 19th centuries.
The is the executive branch of the government of Japan.
The was a feudal domain of Japan during the Edo period (1603–1867).
The is the Japanese social taboo against discussion or criticism of the Emperor of Japan and his family, especially the late Emperor Shōwa.
The is the term used to identify the throne of the Emperor of Japan.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
A commander-in-chief, also sometimes called supreme commander, or chief commander, is the person or body that exercises supreme operational command and control of a nation's military forces.
Commodore was an early title and later a rank in the United States Navy, United States Coast Guard and the Confederate States Navy.
Concubinage is an interpersonal and sexual relationship in which the couple are not or cannot be married.
Confucianism, also known as Ruism, is described as tradition, a philosophy, a religion, a humanistic or rationalistic religion, a way of governing, or simply a way of life.
The is the fundamental law of Japan.
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.
The divine right of kings, divine right, or God's mandate is a political and religious doctrine of royal and political legitimacy.
, also known as, is a flatland castle that was built in 1457 by Ōta Dōkan.
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.
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.
An emperor (through Old French empereor from Latin imperator) is a monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm.
was the 20th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-28.
, also known as Homutawake or, was the 15th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-26.
Emperor Go-Daigo (後醍醐天皇 Go-Daigo-tennō) (November 26, 1288 – September 19, 1339) was the 96th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-28.
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.
(August 6, 1180 – March 28, 1239) was the 82nd emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession.
was the 66th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
was the first Emperor of Japan, according to legend.
was the 50th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.
was the 121st emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
, also known as Keitai-okimi, was the 26th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
was the 29th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.
, 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.
was the 45th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
was the 123rd Emperor of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 30 July 1912 until his death in 1926.
was the 40th emperor of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.
, also known as Empress Genmyō, was the 43rd monarch of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō):; retrieved 2013-8-22.
was the 44th monarch of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
was the 117th monarch of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
, occasionally known as, was a Japanese empress who ruled beginning in the year 201.
was the 41st monarch of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
, also known as, was the 35th and 37th monarch of Japan,Kunaichō: according to the traditional order of succession.
, also known as, was the 46th (with Empress Kōken name) and the 48th monarch of Japan (with Empress Shōtoku name),Emperor Kōnin, Takano Imperial Mausoleum, Imperial Household Agency according to the traditional order of succession.
(701–760) was the Nara period consort of Japanese Emperor Shōmu (701–756).
was the 109th Imperial ruler of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
, 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.
Empress of Japan or Japanese Empress means an.
(554 – 15 April 628) was the 33rd monarch of Japan,Imperial Household Agency (Kunaichō): according to the traditional order of succession.
English is a West Germanic language that was first spoken in early medieval England and is now a global lingua franca.
The is an ancient ceremony which marks the accession of a new ruler to the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the world's oldest continuous hereditary monarchy.
The five kings of Wa (倭の五王, Wa no go ō) are kings of ancient Japan who sent envoys to China during the 5th century to strengthen the legitimacy of their claims to power by gaining the recognition of the Chinese emperor.
The five regent houses (五摂家; go-seike or go-sekke) is a collective term for five families of the Fujiwara clan.
, descending from the Nakatomi clan and through them Ame-no-Koyane-no-Mikoto, was a powerful family of regents in Japan.
is a member of the Japanese imperial family.
Gannett Company, Inc. is a publicly traded American media holding company headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia, near McLean in Greater Washington DC.
is a prefecture in the Chūbu region of central Japan.
A given name (also known as a first name, forename or Christian name) is a part of a person's personal name.
The or domain is the Japanese historical term for the estate of a warrior after the 12th century or of a daimyō in the Edo period (1603–1868) and early Meiji period (1868–1912).
Harem (حريم ḥarīm, "a sacred inviolable place; harem; female members of the family"), also known as zenana in South Asia, properly refers to domestic spaces that are reserved for the women of the house in a Muslim family and are inaccessible to adult males except for close relations.
, located in the town of Hayama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan is a residence owned by the Japanese Imperial Family, and used on infrequent intervals as an informal winter retreat.
A head of state (or chief of state) is the public persona that officially represents the national unity and legitimacy of a sovereign state.
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.
(), formerly known as Ezo, Yezo, Yeso, or Yesso, is the second largest island of Japan, and the largest and northernmost prefecture.
The Holy Roman Emperor (historically Romanorum Imperator, "Emperor of the Romans") was the ruler of the Holy Roman Empire (800-1806 AD, from Charlemagne to Francis II).
The is the upper house of the National Diet of Japan.
The is an imperial rescript issued by the Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) as part of a New Year’s statement on 1 January 1946 at the request of the Supreme Commander of the Allied Powers.
The was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.
An imperial cult is a form of state religion in which an emperor or a dynasty of emperors (or rulers of another title) are worshipped as demigods or deities.
The was part of the Supreme War Council and was established in 1893 to coordinate efforts between the Imperial Japanese Army and Imperial Japanese Navy during wartime.
Imperial Hotel, Ltd. (株式会社帝国ホテル; Kabushiki Gaisha Teikoku Hoteru) is a company that operates hotels in 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.
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.
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.
The is an official inauguration ceremony whereby the Emperor of Japan formally appoints the designated Chief Justice or Prime Minister of Japan to office.
Imperial Majesty (His/Her Imperial Majesty, abbreviated as HIM) is a style used by Emperors and Empresses.
The International Business Times is an American online news publication that publishes seven national editions and four languages.
Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.
The (JSDF), occasionally referred to as the Japan Defense Forces (JDF), Self-Defense Forces (SDF), or Japanese Armed Forces, are the unified military forces of Japan that were established in 1954, and are controlled by the Ministry of Defense.
The Japanese Air Force One and Japanese Air Force Two are the radio callsigns of the two Boeing 747 aircraft used by the government of Japan for overseas travel by the Emperor, Prime Minister and other high-ranking officials.
There are ancient-era clan names called or.
The, also known as, is the first of the two elements that identify years in the Japanese era calendar scheme.
The Japanese language makes use of honorific suffixes when referring to others in a conversation.
Contains translated material from the corresponding Japanese Wikipedia article.
The following is a family tree of the Emperors of Japan, from the legendary Emperor Jimmu to the present day.
is an East Asian language spoken by about 128 million people, primarily in Japan, where it is the national language.
Japanese mythology embraces Shinto and Buddhist traditions as well as agriculturally-based folk religion.
, also known as the Jōkyū Disturbance or the Jōkyū Rebellion, was fought in Japan between the forces of Retired Emperor Go-Toba and those of the Hōjō clan, regents of the Kamakura shogunate, whom the retired emperor was trying to overthrow.
were medieval land stewards in Japan, especially in the Kamakura and Muromachi shogunates.
is a Japanese politician who was the 56th Prime Minister of Japan from 2001 to 2006.
is a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
The Kamakura shogunate (Japanese: 鎌倉幕府, Kamakura bakufu) was a Japanese feudal military governmentNussbaum, Louis-Frédéric.
are the spirits or phenomena that are worshipped in the religion of Shinto.
, officially, were a part of the Japanese Special Attack Units of military aviators who initiated suicide attacks for the Empire of Japan against Allied naval vessels in the closing stages of the Pacific campaign of World War II, designed to destroy warships more effectively than possible with conventional air attacks.
was a Japanese academic, author, historian, librarian, curator and peace advocate.
The (1333–1336) is the name given to both the three-year period of Japanese history between the Kamakura period and the Muromachi period, and the political events that took place in it.
, born 11 September 1966 as, is the wife of Fumihito, Prince Akishino, the second son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko of Japan.
are megalithic tombs or tumuli in Japan, constructed between the early 3rd century and the early 7th century AD.
The is an era in the history of Japan from around 250 to 538 AD, following the Yayoi period.
, also sometimes read as Furukotofumi, is the oldest extant chronicle in Japan, dating from the early 8th century (711–712) and composed by Ō no Yasumaro at the request of Empress Genmei with the purpose of sanctifying the imperial court's claims to supremacy over rival clans.
is a Japanese aristocratic kin group.
was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.
, officially, is the capital city of Kyoto Prefecture, located in the Kansai region of Japan.
This list of Emperors of Japan presents the traditional order of succession.
The extreme points of Japan include the coordinates that are farthest north, south, east and west in Japan, and the ones that are at the highest and the lowest elevations in the country.
The is one of the major newspapers in Japan, published by.
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.
Matthew Calbraith Perry (April 10, 1794 – March 4, 1858) was a Commodore of the United States Navy who commanded ships in several wars, including the War of 1812 and the Mexican–American War (1846–48).
McLean is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fairfax County in Northern Virginia.
The Constitution of the Empire of Japan (Kyūjitai: 大日本帝國憲法; Shinjitai: 大日本帝国憲法 Dai-Nippon Teikoku Kenpō), known informally as the Meiji Constitution (明治憲法 Meiji Kenpō), was the constitution of the Empire of Japan which had the proclamation on February 11, 1889, and had enacted since November 29, 1890 until May 2, 1947.
The, also known as the Meiji era, is a Japanese era which extended from October 23, 1868, to July 30, 1912.
The, also known as the Meiji Ishin, Renovation, Revolution, Reform, or Renewal, was an event that restored practical imperial rule to the Empire of Japan in 1868 under Emperor Meiji.
was one of the surnames bestowed by the Emperors of Japan upon members of the imperial family who were excluded from the line of succession and demoted into the ranks of the nobility.
The a cabinet ministry in the government of Japan responsible for oversight of the agriculture, forestry and fishing industries.
Monarchy was the prevalent form of government in the history of Europe throughout the Middle Ages, only occasionally competing with communalism, notably in the case of the Maritime republics and the Swiss Confederacy.
is a mausoleum complex of the Japanese emperors in Nagabusa-machi, Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan.
is the largest city in the Chūbu region of Japan.
is a Japanese castle located in Nagoya, central Japan.
The word Japan is an exonym, and is used (in one form or another) by a large number of languages.
The or the in the history of Japan extends from the arrival of the first Europeans – Portuguese explorers, missionaries and merchants – to Japan in 1543, to their near-total exclusion from the archipelago in 1614, under the promulgation of the "Sakoku" Seclusion Edicts.
is the elder son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne.
Nasu Imperial Villa, located in the town of Nasu, Nasu District in Tochigi Prefecture, is a retreat used by the Japanese Imperial Family.
The is Japan's bicameral legislature.
The is the building where both houses of the National Diet of Japan meet.
The, sometimes translated as The Chronicles of Japan, is the second-oldest book of classical Japanese history.
is a flatland castle in Kyoto, Japan.
was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.
is one of the oldest and largest shipping companies in the world.
Count, also known as Kiten, Count Nogi (25 December 1849 – 13 September 1912), was a Japanese general in the Imperial Japanese Army and a governor-general of Taiwan.
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.
is the oldest attested stage of the Japanese language.
Operetta is a genre of light opera, light in terms both of music and subject matter.
An order of succession is the sequence of those entitled to hold a high office such as head of state or an honour such as a title of nobility in the order in which they stand in line to it when it becomes vacated.
A parliamentary system is a system of democratic governance of a state where the executive branch derives its democratic legitimacy from its ability to command the confidence of the legislative branch, typically a parliament, and is also held accountable to that parliament.
Polygamy (from Late Greek πολυγαμία, polygamía, "state of marriage to many spouses") is the practice of marrying multiple spouses.
The pope (papa from πάππας pappas, a child's word for "father"), also known as the supreme pontiff (from Latin pontifex maximus "greatest priest"), is the Bishop of Rome and therefore ex officio the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church.
Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.
The Potsdam Declaration or the Proclamation Defining Terms for Japanese Surrender was a statement that called for the surrender of all Japanese armed forces during World War II.
The is the head of government of Japan.
Primogeniture is the right, by law or custom, of the paternally acknowledged, firstborn son to inherit his parent's entire or main estate, in preference to daughters, elder illegitimate sons, younger sons and collateral relatives; in some cases the estate may instead be the inheritance of the firstborn child or occasionally the firstborn daughter.
is the youngest child and only son of Fumihito, Prince Akishino and Kiko, Princess Akishino.
, also known as or, was a semi-legendary regent and a politician of the Asuka period in Japan who served under Empress Suiko.
Prussia (Preußen) was a historically prominent German state that originated in 1525 with a duchy centred on the region of Prussia.
A was a samurai without lord or master during the feudal period (1185–1868) of Japan.
Reigning Emperor translates the term, or Majesty translates the term and according to protocol, this is how one is supposed to refer to the Emperor of Japan now currently living, in order to avoid calling him by his title of "Emperor Meiji", or "Emperor Taishō" or "Emperor Shōwa" (i.e., Hirohito) while these sovereigns were still living.
Routledge is a British multinational publisher.
In many historical societies, the position of kingship carries a sacral meaning, that is, it is identical with that of a high priest and of judge.
were the military nobility and officer caste of medieval and early-modern Japan.
, also known as Kagoshima Domain, was a Japanese domain of the Edo period.
In Japan, was a title given to a regent who was named to act on behalf of either a child emperor before his coming of age, or an empress regnant.
The was the military dictator of Japan during the period from 1185 to 1868 (with exceptions).
, KCVO (22 September 1878 – 20 October 1967) was a Japanese diplomat and politician who served as Prime Minister of Japan from 1946 to 1947 and from 1948 to 1954, becoming one of the longest serving PMs in Japanese history as the second-longest serving Prime Minister of Post-occupation Japan.
The was a titular post, officially a regent of the shogunate, from 1199 to 1333, or during the Kamakura period, therefore it was head of the bakufu (shogunate).
was the collective name for the four cadet branches of the Imperial family of Japan, which were until 1947 entitled to provide a successor to the Chrysanthemum throne if the main line failed to produce an heir.
or kami-no-michi (among other names) is the traditional religion of Japan that focuses on ritual practices to be carried out diligently to establish a connection between present-day Japan and its ancient past.
The Shinto Directive was an order issued in 1945 to the Japanese government by Occupation authorities to abolish state support for the Shinto religion.
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.
is a prefecture of Japan located in the Chūbu region of Honshu.
is a Japanese book and video game publisher headquartered in Chiyoda, Tokyo, Japan.
The was one of the most powerful clans of the Asuka period of the early Japanese state—the Yamato polity—and played a major role in the spread of Buddhism.
Son of Heaven, or Tian Zi, was the sacred imperial title of the Chinese emperor.
was a Japanese and Chinese political philosophy and a social movement derived from Neo-Confucianism; it became a political slogan in the 1850s and 1860s in the movement to overthrow the Tokugawa shogunate during the Bakumatsu period.
A speech from the throne (or throne speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign, or a representative thereof, reads a prepared speech to members of the nation's legislature when a session is opened, outlining the government's agenda and focus for the forthcoming session; or in some cases, closed.
describes the Empire of Japan's ideological use of the native folk traditions of Shinto.
The Sublime Porte, also known as the Ottoman Porte or High Porte (باب عالی Bāb-ı Ālī or Babıali, from باب, bāb "gate" and عالي, alī "high"), is a synecdochic metonym for the central government of the Ottoman Empire.
was a major Japanese clan of samurai.
The, or Taishō era, is a period in the history of Japan dating from July 30, 1912, to December 25, 1926, coinciding with the reign of the Emperor Taishō.
was a Japanese aristocratic kin group.
Marshal-Admiral The Marquis Tōgō Heihachirō, OM, GCVO (東郷 平八郎; 27 January 184830 May 1934), was a gensui or admiral of the fleet in the Imperial Japanese Navy and one of Japan's greatest naval heroes.
The Daily Telegraph, commonly referred to simply as The Telegraph, is a national British daily broadsheet newspaper published in London by Telegraph Media Group and distributed across the United Kingdom and internationally.
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.
The Japan Times is Japan's largest and oldest English-language daily newspaper.
The Mikado; or, The Town of Titipu is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, their ninth of fourteen operatic collaborations.
Time immemorial (temps immémorial) is a phrase meaning time extending beyond the reach of memory, record, or tradition, indefinitely ancient, "ancient beyond memory or record".
Timon Screech (born 28 September 1961 in Birmingham) is a professor of the history of art at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.
The Tokugawa shogunate, also known as the and the, was the last feudal Japanese military government, which existed between 1600 and 1868.
, officially, is one of the 47 prefectures of Japan and has been the capital since 1869.
The is the primary residence of the Emperor of Japan.
was a preeminent daimyō, warrior, general, samurai, and politician of the Sengoku period who is regarded as Japan's second "great unifier".
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.
William George Aston CMG (9 April 1841 – 22 November 1911) was a British diplomat, author and scholar-expert in the language and history of Japan and Korea.
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.
was a province of Japan, located in Kinai, corresponding to present-day Nara Prefecture in Honshū.
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