Married Relationship facts

Married 26 Jan 1924

Was chosen to be the future Empress when she was 14 after she was summoned to the imperial palace with other eligible noble women to have tea while Hirohito, hidden from view, watched.

124th Emperor of Japan
Emperor Hirohito

Hirohito Michinomiya

Age

87

Born

Monday 29 Apr 1901

Died

7 Jan 1989

Other Partners

Professional Partners

Emperor Hirohito Siblings

Prince Chichibu

Brother

Prince Takamatsu

Brother

Prince Mikasa

Brother

Other Partners

Professional Partners

Siblings

Empress Nagako

Empress Nagako

Age

97

Born

Friday 06 Mar 1903

Died

16 Jun 2000

His Other Children

Children Together

Shigeko Higashikuni

born 1925, died 1961, age 35

Princess Hisa

born 1927, died 1928, age 1 (approx.)

Kazuko Takatsukasa

born 1929, died 1989, age 59

Atsuko Ikeda

born 1931, age 87

Emperor Akihito

born 1933, age 84

Japan's 125th Emperor

Prince Hitachi

born 1935, age 82

Takako Shimazu

born 1939, age 79

Her Other Children

Emperor Hirohito
Bio Details

Full name

Hirohito Michinomiya

Also known as

Michinomiya Hirohito

Emperor Shōwa

Gender

Male

Age

87

Date of birth

Monday 29 Apr 1901

Birth place

Tokyo, Japan

Date of death:

7 Jan 1989

Place of death

Tokyo, Japan

Cause of death

Cancer

Occupations

Emperor Of Japan (1926)

Education

Gakushuin School, Tokyo, Japan

Japan's longest reigning emperor.
When he became Emperor he received the title  "Showa" ("Enlightened Peace"), and was formally known as Showa Tenno.
Became the first member of the Japanese royal family to travel abroad in 1921 when he embarked upon a 6 month tour of Europe.
In September 1945, Hirohito broke the precedent of imperial silence by announcing Japan's surrender to the Allied Forces.  The country was then occupied by the USA for many years who managed democratic reform.

Trivia

Emperor Hirohito Family

Emperor Hirohito's parents:

Emperor Hirohito's father was Emperor Taisho Emperor Hirohito's mother is Empress Teimei


Emperor Hirohito's children:

Emperor Hirohito's son is Emperor Akihito Emperor Hirohito's son is Prince Hitachi Emperor Hirohito's daughter is Takako Shimazu Emperor Hirohito's daughter was Shigeko Higashikuni Emperor Hirohito's daughter was Princess Hisa Emperor Hirohito's daughter was Kazuko Takatsukasa Emperor Hirohito's daughter is Atsuko Ikeda


Emperor Hirohito's current partners:

Emperor Hirohito's wife was Empress Nagako


Emperor Hirohito's siblings:

Emperor Hirohito's brother is Prince Chichibu Emperor Hirohito's brother was Prince Takamatsu Emperor Hirohito's brother was Prince Mikasa


Emperor Hirohito's nieces and nephews:

Emperor Hirohito's nephew was Prince Tomohito Of Mikasa Emperor Hirohito's nephew was Prince Katsura Emperor Hirohito's nephew was Prince Takamado


Emperor Hirohito's grand nieces and grand nephews:

Emperor Hirohito's great niece is Princess Akiko Emperor Hirohito's great niece is Princess Yohko Emperor Hirohito's great niece is Princess Tsuguko Emperor Hirohito's great niece is Princess Noriko Emperor Hirohito's great niece is Princess Ayako


Emperor Hirohito's grandparents:

Emperor Hirohito's grandfather was Emperor Meiji Emperor Hirohito's grandmother was Yanagihara Naruko


Emperor Hirohito's step-grandparents:

Emperor Hirohito's step-grandmother was Empress Haruko


Emperor Hirohito's grandchildren:

Emperor Hirohito's grandson is Crown Prince Naruhito Emperor Hirohito's grandson is Prince Akishino Emperor Hirohito's granddaughter is Sayako Kuroda Emperor Hirohito's grandson is Yoshihisa Shimazu


Emperor Hirohito's great grandchildren:

Emperor Hirohito's great granddaughter is Princess Aiko Emperor Hirohito's great grandson is Prince Hisahito Emperor Hirohito's great granddaughter is Princess Mako Emperor Hirohito's great granddaughter is Princess Kako


Emperor Hirohito's in laws:

Emperor Hirohito's father in law was Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi Emperor Hirohito's son in law is Prince Morihiro Higashikuni Emperor Hirohito's daughter in law is Empress Michiko Emperor Hirohito's daughter in law is Princess Hitachi Emperor Hirohito's son in law is Hisanaga Shimazu


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Empress Nagako
Bio Details

Full name

Empress Nagako

Maiden name

Princess Nagako

Also known as

Nagako, Dowager Empress of Japan

Empress Kōjun

Nagako Joō,

Gender

Female

Age

97

Date of birth

Friday 06 Mar 1903

Birth place

Tokyo, Japan

Date of death:

16 Jun 2000

Place of death

Tokyo, Japan

Education

Gakushuin School, Tokyo, Japan

When she died in 2000 at the age of 97, millions of people had been unaware she was still alive.

Trivia

Empress Nagako Family

Empress Nagako's parents:

Empress Nagako's father was Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi


Empress Nagako's children:

Empress Nagako's son is Emperor Akihito Empress Nagako's son is Prince Hitachi Empress Nagako's daughter is Takako Shimazu Empress Nagako's daughter was Shigeko Higashikuni Empress Nagako's daughter was Princess Hisa Empress Nagako's daughter was Kazuko Takatsukasa Empress Nagako's daughter is Atsuko Ikeda


Empress Nagako's current partners:

Empress Nagako's husband was Emperor Hirohito


Empress Nagako's grandchildren:

Empress Nagako's grandson is Crown Prince Naruhito Empress Nagako's grandson is Prince Akishino Empress Nagako's granddaughter is Sayako Kuroda Empress Nagako's grandson is Yoshihisa Shimazu


Empress Nagako's great grandchildren:

Empress Nagako's great granddaughter is Princess Aiko Empress Nagako's great grandson is Prince Hisahito Empress Nagako's great granddaughter is Princess Mako Empress Nagako's great granddaughter is Princess Kako


Empress Nagako's in laws:

Empress Nagako's father in law was Emperor Taisho Empress Nagako's grandfather in law was Emperor Meiji Empress Nagako's mother in law is Empress Teimei Empress Nagako's step-mother in law was Empress Haruko Empress Nagako's grandmother in law was Yanagihara Naruko Empress Nagako's brother in law was Prince Mikasa Empress Nagako's sister in law-by-marriage was Princess Mikasa Empress Nagako's brother in law is Prince Chichibu Empress Nagako's brother in law was Prince Takamatsu Empress Nagako's son in law is Prince Morihiro Higashikuni Empress Nagako's daughter in law is Empress Michiko Empress Nagako's daughter in law is Princess Hitachi Empress Nagako's son in law is Hisanaga Shimazu