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.
Thereof, what is Hirohito famous for?
Japanese Emperor Hirohito was born on April 29, 1901, in Tokyo, Japan. Made crown prince at age 15, he was Japan's longest-reigning monarch, ruling from 1926 to 1989. Hirohito died in Tokyo on January 7, 1989.
What is the power of the Emperor of Japan?
In the Japanese constitutional monarchy, the emperor does not have any political power. In world politics, he is the only current emperor. The current emperor is His Imperial Majesty the Emperor Akihito. He has been on the Chrysanthemum Throne since his father Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) died in 1989.