Hirohito's Death

Born (Birthday) April 29, 1901

Death Date January 7, 1989

Age of Death 87 years

Cause of Death Cancer

Profession Emperor

The emperor Hirohito Emperor died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Also known as Emperor Showa, he reigned as the Emperor or Japan from 1926 to 1989. He helped form the Axis Powers with Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy and led Japan during its involvement in World War II.

He was married to Empress Kojun from 1924 until his death in 1989. He had seven children: Akihito, Prince Shigeko, Takako, Sachiko, Kazuko, and Atsuko. Akihito, the eldest, succeeded him upon his death. 

Quotes

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“I discovered freedom for the first time in England.” (Hirohito)

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“That most unfortunate war, which I deeply deplore.” (Hirohito)

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“The war has developed not necessarily to Japan’s advantage.” (Hirohito)

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