[heer-oh-hee-toh; Japanese hee-raw-hee-taw]
- Showa, 1901–89, emperor of Japan 1926–89.
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The Japs have this advantage: because of their feeling about Hirohito, they merely wish to kill.JFK Letter: ‘War Is a Dirty Business’
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He could just as well have chosen Kaiser Wilhelm or Emperor Hirohito, but where is the urgency in that?No One Understands Syria, But Everyone Is Choosing Sides
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The baby was named by his grandfather, and will have the personal name of Hirohito, and the title Prince Michi.Japanese Girls and Women
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- 1901–89, emperor of Japan 1926–89. In 1946 he became a constitutional monarch
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