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The reason why Japanese Emperor Hirohito authorize his military to bomb Pearl Harbor in the late 1941 was because he has hopes in destroying the U.S navy that is residing in Pearl Harbor.
How did the Japanese view Emperor Hirohito?
He was married in 1924 and became emperor in 1926 (after being regent for his father). The emperor was regarded by many as a divine figure, an ideology backed up by Buddhist and Shinto sects in Japan. The Japanese nation and race were also seen as divinely chosen and protected.
Was Emperor Hirohito Axis or Allied?
The main Axis powers were Germany, Japan and Italy. The Axis leaders were Adolf Hitler (Germany), Benito Mussolini (Italy), and Emperor Hirohito (Japan).
Who raised Hirohito?
Hirohito was born on April 29, 1901 in the Aoyama Palace in Tokyo. He was the eldest son of Crown Prince Yoshihito. Hirohito was not raised by his parents but was instead raised by a retired vice-admiral for three years (until 1904). This is the norm for Japanese royalty.
Who was the eldest son of Yoshihito the Emperor?
Hirohito: The Early Years Hirohito, the eldest son of Crown Prince Yoshihito, was born on April 29, 1901, within the confines of the Aoyama Palace in Tokyo. According to custom, imperial family members were not raised by their parents.
Who was the emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989?
Hirohito, original name Michinomiya Hirohito, posthumous name Shōwa (born April 29, 1901, Tokyo, Japan—died January 7, 1989, Tokyo) emperor of Japan from 1926 until his death in 1989. He was the longest-reigning monarch in Japan’s history.
Who is the current emperor of Japan now?
Hirohito’s son Akihito, the current emperor of Japan, broke with 1,500 years of tradition by marrying a commoner in 1959. Upon his return to Japan, Hirohito became regent for his chronically ill father and assumed the duties of emperor.
Who was the leader of Japan during World War 2?
General Douglas MacArthur and Emperor Hirohito, 1946. Courtesy US Army. Two events early in the occupation demolish any claim the United States recognized any obligation to retain Hirohito as emperor.