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Major-General Prince Kanin Haruhito

BORN : 3 AUG 1902, Tokyo,Japan
Source : Japan Year Book 1940/1941 Japan Year Book 1940/1941
DIED : 14 JUN 1988, Tokyo,Japan

FATHER : Field Marshal HIH Prince Kanin Kotohito O.M. [10 NOV 1865 - 21 MAY 1945]
MOTHER : Princess Sanjo Chieko [25 MAY 1872 - 19 MAR 1947]

PARTNER : Princess Ichijo Naoko [7 NOV 1908 - 1991]
Union: 14 JUL 1926
Divorced: 1951



NOTES:
7th and last Prince Kanin-no-Miya [21.5.1945]- [14.10.1947]
Last Head of the Imperial House of Kanin [14.10.1947] - [14.6.1988]
He was educated at the Gakushuin PeersĘ School and at the 44th Class of the Imperial Japanese Army Academy, after graduating he was appointed Lieutenant in 1927, after a course at the Military Staff College in 1932, he was promoted to Captain an d joined the faculty of the Cavalry School, promoted to Major [1936] and then Lieutenant Colonel [1940], Colonel [1944] and Major-General [1945], he commanded the Fourth Infantry Division and three independent infantry regiments near Tokyo in 1945 , lost all Imperial titles and privileges on 14th October 1947, served as president of the Japan Yoga Association in the 1970's, he was awarded the Supreme Order of the Chrysanthemum



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