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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
Hi•ro•hi•to(ˌhɪər oʊˈhi toʊ)
1901–89, emperor of Japan 1926–89.