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 (hîr′ō-hē′tō) 1901-1989.
Emperor of Japan (1926-1989) who advocated the Japanese government's unconditional surrender that ended World War II (1945). In 1946 he renounced his divine status.


(Biography) 1901–89, emperor of Japan 1926–89. In 1946 he became a constitutional monarch


(ˌhɪər oʊˈhi toʊ)

1901–89, emperor of Japan 1926–89.
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In 1971, just 26 years after the end of WWII, when Emperor Hirohito of Japan visited London, he came into Victoria where I was working at the time and a crowd of us went out to join others who were standing seven or eight deep along the pavements.
A Japanese plastic surgeon known for his extreme political views has purchased at auction for $275,000 a memoir by Japanese Emperor Hirohito offering his recollections of First World War.
My father-in-law was also a soldier, an equally tough combatant, deployed to Asia by the Heavenly Sovereign Emperor Hirohito of Japan.
Emperor Hirohito 1928 Hirohito was crowned Emperor of Japan.
Duterte condoled with the emperor for his loss of the prince, who was the youngest brother of his father Emperor Hirohito.
For instance, the current monarch has been active in promoting reconciliation efforts both within and outside of Japan after World War II, which was fought by the East Asian country under his father's name, Emperor Hirohito.
Once settled in the city, MacArthur gives Fellers 10 days to conduct an investigation to determine whether Emperor Hirohito (Takataro Kataoka) should be prosecuted for war crimes.
What if Hitler and Emperor Hirohito had won World War II?
Summary: The completion by Japan's Imperial Household Agency of the 61-volume record of the life of Emperor Hirohito (1901-89) has generated much interest and attention in Japan.
Until the end of World War II, Emperor Hirohito was a living god in the minds of many Japanese.
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AMERICAN Brigadier General Bonner Fellers (Matthew Fox) must decide if Emperor Hirohito should be hanged as a war criminal after Japan's surrender at the end of the Second World War.