hirohito hirohito  /ˌhɪ roʊ ˈhi ˌtoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) emperor of Japan who renounced his divinity and became a constitutional monarch after Japan surrendered at the end of World War II (1901-1989)

News

  • Emperor: The Film vs. the Literature

    Discussion Join the discussion led by CSUN history professor Dr. Sefton on the recent film "Emperor". Read a book about Hirohito or General MacArthur (see a librarian for recommendations).
    on June 29, 2013     Source: WPXI Pittsburgh

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  • "I'm always worried about using the word 'victory,' because, you know, it invokes this notion of Emperor Hirohito coming down and signing a surrender to MacArthur," Obama told FOX News in an interview last summer.
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: FrontPage Magazine

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