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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

British prisoners of war in Far East, WW2

British prisoners of war in Far East, WW2

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

2 memorials

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

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