Meiji Tenno

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emperor of Japan who encouraged the modernization of Japan (1852-1912)


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The division of Korea began almost a century ago, in 1910, when Japan, under Emperor Meiji, decided to annex the entire country.
Yoshinobu Tokugawa, the last Shogun, came into power during a time of extreme dissatisfaction with the government, was ousted by the military of the Emperor Meiji, and modern Japan began.
The Fleet Review has a rich history dating back to 1867, when Emperor Meiji conducted the first review of six ships.
He was among the major suppliers to the Imperial Navy of Emperor Meiji before and during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905.
In Taseko's eyes restoration of the Emperor Meiji to head a new national government was the only appropriate political outcome for sixties Japan.
By 1868, the Emperor Meiji had recaptured the mystery and power of his ancient ancestors.
He is the great grandson of a samurai warrior honored by the emperor Meiji and the nephew of famed furniture maker George Nakashima.
Thence the 'opening up' of Japan to foreign trade and influence in the 'modernisation' of Japan under Emperor Meiji.
There, I bumped into a festival honoring the birthday of Emperor Meiji.
The first bomb balloon was sent off on November 3, 1944, birthday of Emperor Meiji.
During the fourth year of the reign of Emperor Meiji, Japan adopted a gold standard under the New Currency Act of 1871, and it marked the start of the modern era of Japanese decimal coinage.
The shrine in Shibuya Ward is dedicated to Emperor Meiji (1852-1912) and his consort Empress Shoken (1850-1914).
Meiji Shrine worships Emperor Meiji (1852-1912), who reigned during the war and was the symbolic leader of the Meiji Restoration.
Known as 'The Tree of the Emperor's Gaze', this miniature tree was placed in an alcove of the hotel room used by the Emperor Meiji (the present Emperor's grandfather) on his annual visit to the island of Hokkaido to inspect and bless the herring catch.
Born into an upper-middle-class family of strong literary interests, in the Year of the Sheep and the thirty-ninth year (1907) of the reign of the Emperor Meiji - the imperial sovereign who yanked Japan out of its feudal statehood into being a modan-na (modern) society - Nakahara Chuya has been classed as an 'early modern poet'.