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  • Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jan 31, 1989

    Hirohito

    Releasing His definitive Posthumous Name Shōwa Tennō

    Tokyo, Japan
    Tuesday Jan 31, 1989

    From January 7 until January 31, the Emperor's formal appellation was "Departed Emperor." His definitive posthumous name, Shōwa Tennō, was determined on January 13 and formally released on January 31 by Toshiki Kaifu, the prime minister.




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