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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Drea makes good use of this series and, for his chapter on Hirohito, delves into the Showa Emperor's strange, but fascinating, exculpatory monologue, Showa Tenno Dokuhakuroku, which was prepared at the time of the Tokyo Trial but only surfaced in the late 1980s.