Hirohito

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Related to Emperor Hirohito: Hideki Tojo, Emperor Akihito
  • noun

Synonyms for Hirohito

emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)

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And how did Emperor Hirohito break the news to his people?
Emperor" follows Fellers (played by Matthew Fox) as he investigates Emperor Hirohito while searching for his Japanese sweetheart, Aya (a fictional character played by Eriko Hatsune).
Twenty-two chapters discuss such issues as the selection of the defendants and the decision not to prosecute Emperor Hirohito, provide individual examinations of the judges, analyze the proceedings, explore crimes towards China and Korea and towards the so-called "comfort women" that were not prosecuted, and consider Allied crimes that also went unprosecuted.
Emperor Akihito's father and mother, Emperor Hirohito and Empress Showa, vacationed at The Mauna Kea for several days in 1975 and planted a tree in the grounds to commemorate their visit.
The news was cheered by many Japanese, who still idolise the imperial family more than 60 years after the late Emperor Hirohito renounced his status as adivinity at the end of the war.
AMERICAN SHOGUN: GENERAL MACARTHUR, EMPEROR HIROHITO AND THE DRAMA OF MODERN JAPAN surveys these two men and how a popular American hero and a Japanese monarch came together to bring two great nations together.
The Sun, which also debuted this past spring at Cannes, examines the virtual house arrest of Emperor Hirohito during the US occupation of Japan at the end of the Second World War.
The atomic bombing of Hiroshima and then Nagasaki persuaded Emperor Hirohito, who had wavered for weeks, that the war must end immediately.
The plot revolves around the late wartime Japanese Emperor Hirohito.
Later, we had some good company, such as Adolph Hitler, Benito Mussolini and Emperor Hirohito.
Smith and his crew were among the airmen who made what turned out to be the final bombing raid of WW II, and were still in the air when Emperor Hirohito made his crucial radio speech accepting the Potsdam terms of surrender.
Prince Tomohito of Mikasa, a nephew of the late Emperor Hirohito, left Tuesday for Turkey to observe archeological sites in the country.
In addition to including works by well-known composers such as Beethoven, the CD also includes an opus written to commemorate the ascension of the late Emperor Hirohito, posthumously known Emperor Showa, to the throne in 1926 and a piece commissioned by the government to boost national morale.
Created in 1985, the prize commemorates the 60th anniversary of the reign of the late Emperor Hirohito, posthumously called Emperor Showa, who had a keen interest in biology and published works in the field.
In 1971 Life magazine's editor, and ex-Japanese PoW, David Bergamini, rattled imperial skeletons to show 'how Emperor Hirohito and his faction planned step by step to force Japan into war.