Akihito

(redirected from Crown Prince Akihito)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.

A·ki·hi·to

 (ä′kē-hē′tō) Born 1933.
Emperor of Japan (since 1989). He succeeded his father, Hirohito.

Akihito

(ˌækɪˈhiːtəʊ)
n
(Biography) born 1933, Emperor of Japan from 1989

A•ki•hi•to

(ˌɑ kɪˈhi toʊ)

n.
( “Heisei” ), born 1933, emperor of Japan since 1989 (son of Hirohito).
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The young Crown Prince Akihito, meanwhile, had received an education in which an American woman, Elizabeth Vining, played a major role.
Japan's Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko smile during their wedding parade in Tokyo, Japan April 10, 1959, in this photo released by Kyodo.
Japanese Crown Prince Akihito and wife Princess Michiko arrive at the Honolulu Airport on the first leg of a tour of the USA in September 22, 1960.
1990: Crown Prince Akihito was formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan.
1990: Crown Prince Akihito was formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
Chobyo Yara (1902-1997) had extreme anxiety ahead of then Crown Prince Akihito and his wife's first visit to the island prefecture in July 1975, Yara's recently disclosed personal diary shows.
1990: Crown Prince Akihito is formally installed as Emperor Akihito of Japan, becoming the 125th Japanese monarch.
There is President Reagan at the White House in 1986; Crown Princess Michiko and Crown Prince Akihito of Japan in 1987; and President and Mrs.
A resolution by the Coventry branch of the Transport and General Workers Union expressing concern at the proposed visit to the city of Crown Prince Akihito of Japan and suggesting the invitation be withdrawn has been sent to the Foreign Office and the Japanese Embassy in London.
In 1986, then Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko were scheduled to visit South Korea on behalf of Emperor Hirohito in October that year, but their trip was canceled about two months before their visit.
The Japanese officials who have been conferred the Order of Sikatuna are Crown Prince Akihito, Prime Minister Kakuei Tanaka, Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, Crown Prince Naruhito, Japan International Cooperation Agency president Sadako Ogata, and Ambassadors Toshio Urabe, Kiyoshi Sumiya, Tsuneo Tanaka, Hirokazu Arai, Yoshifumi Matsuda, Yoshihisa Ara, Kojiro Takano and Takeshi Yasukawa.
The then 19-year-old Crown Prince Akihito met with heads of states and royal family members in many countries during his first journey, which also included the United States, West Germany and Canada, and lasted about half a year.