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
Concept, Community / Clubs, Japan
Became a student at UCL in 1865.
Person, Education, Japan
During WW2 the Germans treated their British prisoners of war (POWs) quite well but those held by Japan were treated appallingly. Japan had not signed and ignored the Geneva Convention and denied a...
Group, War Memorial WW2, Japan
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
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Born: 25/9/1889, 132 years ago
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