Akihito, Emperor of Japan

Akihito, Emperor of Japan

Acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne on 7 January 1989, on the death of his father, Hirohito. Our picture shows him during his 2012 visit, meeting the party girl.

Person, Royalty, Japan

1 memorial
Moriaki Asakura

Moriaki Asakura

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial
Wells Coates

Wells Coates

Architect. Born Wells Wintemute Coates in Tokyo of Canadian parents. He was influenced by Le Corbusier's principal that buildings should be 'machines for living' , which was reflected in his best k...

Person, Architecture, Canada, Japan

1 memorial
Kinsuke Endo

Kinsuke Endo

Became a student at UCL in 1863.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial
Fukushima disaster

Fukushima disaster

The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant suffered major damage from an earthquake and tsunami.

Event, Tragedy, Japan

1 memorial
Tomoatsu Godai

Tomoatsu Godai

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial
Yoshinari Hatakeyama

Yoshinari Hatakeyama

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial
Hiroshima and Nagasaki victims and survivors

Hiroshima and Nagasaki victims and survivors

The atomic bomb named "Little Boy" was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan by the Enola Gay, a Boeing B-29 bomber, on 6 August at 8:15 in the morning. "Fat Man" was dropped on Nagasaki by the Bockscar, on ...

Group, War Memorial WW2, Tragedy, Japan

6 memorials
Takayuki Hori

Takayuki Hori

Became a student at UCL in 1865.

Person, Education, Japan

1 memorial
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