Hirohito

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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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Emperor Hirohito of Japan and Al Capone were also U-free, yet even in South America, our near neighbour of Uruguay was being profligate with no fewer than three U's in its first five letters.
Insects are eaten all over the world - the Emperor Hirohito of Japan liked nothing better than a bowl of rice and crunchy wasps.
RUSSIAN director Alexander Sokurov - best known for covering 300 years of history in a single take in Russian Ark - completes a trilogy about 20th century world leaders with this in-depth portrait of Emperor Hirohito of Japan.
Emperor Hirohito of Japan died in March at age 87, after a 62-year reign; he was succeeded by his son, Akihito.
If the son of Emperor Hirohito of Japan can apologize to Korea for the occupation of that country, if a successor to Stalin can apologize to Poland for the deportation and murder of Polish officers, Bush, a former Director of Central Intelligence, in addition to his other accomplishments, should at least say he's sorry to the man the United States robbed of most of his adult life.