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Akihito

Akihito

Akihito English pronunciation is the reigning Emperor of Japan, the 125th emperor of his line according to Japan's traditional order of succession. He acceded to the Chrysanthemum Throne in 1989. In Japan, the emperor is never referred to by his given name, but rather is referred to as "His Imperial Majesty the Emperor" which may be shortened to "His Imperial Majesty". In writing, the emperor is also referred to formally as "The Reigning Emperor". The Era of Akihito's reign bears the name "Heisei", and according to custom he will be renamed "Emperor Heisei" by order of Cabinet after his death. At the same time, the name of the next era ... more on Wikipedia

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