The prize was instituted in April 1985 in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the reign of Emperor Showa
, known as Emperor Hirohito before his death in 1989, and his studies in biology.
Prince Takamatsu was a younger brother of the late Emperor Hirohito, the father of Emperor Akihito and posthumously known as Emperor Showa
air raid, and also that they meet with Emperor Hirohito (1901-1989), who is posthumously called Emperor Showa
, but they eventually left after being persuaded to do so by palace officials.
A message from the emperor, posthumously known as Emperor Showa
, to the U.
The princess was the widow of Prince Takamatsu, a younger brother of the late Emperor Hirohito, posthumously known as Emperor Showa
On the possibility of reducing his public duties in consideration of his age and health, the emperor said, "I would like to maintain the status quo for the time being," and referred to his father Emperor Hirohito, posthumously known as Emperor Showa
, who carried out his duties even when he was over 80.
His wife provided copies of the letters to Emperor Hirohito, the current emperor's father posthumously called Emperor Showa
, his brother Prince Takamatsu and other imperial family members.
Emperor Akihito became emperor immediately upon the death of his father, the late Emperor Hirohito, posthumously called Emperor Showa
, on Jan.
Emperor Hirohito -- posthumously known as Emperor Showa
-- composed the following tanka poem on April 28, 1952, the day when the peace treaty was put into force, releasing Japan from the occupation by the Allied forces that prevailed in World War II.
Russian film director Alexander Sokurov is preparing to make a film about Japan's late Emperor Hirohito, posthumously named Emperor Showa
, Russia's Itar-Tass news agency reported Thursday.
On this premise, Bix -- who taught for more than 10 years at Hitotsubashi University and Hosei University in Tokyo -- took on the project which eventually became a biography of Emperor Hirohito, known posthumously in Japan as Emperor Showa
after his Showa reign, which spanned more than 60 years.
7, 1989, following the death of Emperor Hirohito, posthumously known as Emperor Showa
, and his accession ceremony took place Nov.