Hirohito (1901–1989)

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Hirohito was born on April 29, 1901 in Tokyo, Japan. He was married to Princess Nagako Kuni. He died on January 7, 1989 in Tokyo. See full bio »


(age 87) in Tokyo, Japan

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Arrivée du prince du Japon Hiro Hito Himself: Crown Prince of Japan
Treffpunkte Himself
Tokyo 1964: Games of the XVIII Olympiad Himself - Japanese Emperor


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 1994 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Harry S. Truman (1994) ... Himself (uncredited)
 1973 Britain Welcomes the Emperor and Empress of Japan (Documentary short)
 1972 Sapporo 1972: XI Olympic Winter Games (TV Mini-Series)
 1971 Treffpunkte (TV Series documentary)
- Episode dated 12 October 1971 (1971) ... Himself (as Kaiser Hirohito)
 1965 Tokyo Olympiad (Documentary)
Himself (Emperor of Japan) (uncredited)
 1964 Tokyo 1964: Games of the XVIII Olympiad (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Japanese Emperor
- Opening Ceremony (1964) ... Himself - Japanese Emperor
 1921 Arrivée du prince du Japon Hiro Hito (Documentary)
Himself: Crown Prince of Japan (as Prince Hiro Hito)
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3 Print Biographies | 11 Portrayals | 1 Article | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Emperor Hirohito | Kaiser Hirohito | Prince Hirohito | Prince Hiro Hito | Shôwa Tennô


5' 5" (1.65 m)

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Personal Quote:

We must endure the unendurable and bear the unbearable. [From his remarks upon announcing Japan's decision to surrender in WW2]


Also known as the Showa Emperor, from the name of his reign era. (after the Meiji Restoration, Japanese eras - the traditional dating system, was reset to follow the reigns of the emperors:

Meiji: Reign of Mutsohito 1868 - 1912 Taisho: Reign of Yoshihito 1912 - 1926 Showa: Reign of Hirohito 1926 - 1989 Heisei: Reign of Akihito 1989 - 2019 Reiwa: Reign of Naruhito 2019 - present). See more »

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