Hirohito

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Hi·ro·hi·to

 (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.

Hirohito

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

Hi•ro•hi•to

(ˌhɪər oʊˈhi toʊ)

n.
1901–89, emperor of Japan 1926–89.
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