Akihito Quotes

Japan, Royalty
December 23, 1933

Akihito (明仁, Japanese: [akiçito]; About this sound English pronunciation (help·info); born 23 December 1933) is the current Emperor of Japan. He succeeded to the Chrysanthemum Throne upon the death of his father Hirohito (Emperor Shōwa) on 7 January 1989. According to Japan's traditional order of succession, he is the 125th member of the world's oldest reigning dynasty.

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