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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Noun1.Hirohito - emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)Hirohito - emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)
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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.
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Constrained by custom and by his self-definition as a limited constitutional monarch, Hirohito viewed his role as rubber-stamping decisions once they were presented to him by the government.