Emperor Hirohito Emperor Showa

  • Published on : 24/07/2017
  • by : Japan Experience

Emperor Hirohito (1901-1989), aka Showa Emperor; Showa Tenno, is a deeply controversial and divisive figure in Japanese history. Hirohito was emperor of Japan during its darkest hours during World War II and also symbol of the nation during its post-war boom.

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