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HIM Empress Nagako (née Kuni Nagako)

BORN : 6 MAR 1903, Tokyo,Japan
DIED : 16 JUN 2000, Imperial Palace,Tokyo,Japan

FATHER : Field Marshal HIH Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi G.C.V.O. [23 JUN 1873 - 29 JUN 1929]
MOTHER : Princess Shimazu Chikako [19 OCT 1879 - 10 SEP 1956]

PARTNER : HIM Emperor Showa (Michi-no-Miya Hirohito) [29 APR 1901 - 7 JAN 1989]
Union: 26 JAN 1924, Imperial Palace,Tokyo,Japan

  1. HIH Princess Teru-no-Miya Shigeko [9 DEC 1925 - 23 JUL 1961]
  2. HIH Princess Sachiko (Hisa-no-Miya) [11 SEP 1927 - 8 MAR 1928]
  3. HIH Princess Kazuko (Taka-no-Miya) [30 SEP 1929 - 28 MAY 1989]
  4. HIH Princess Atsuko (Yori-no-Miya) [7 MAR 1931 - ]
  5. HIM Emperor Heisi (Tsugo-no-miya Akihito) [23 DEC 1933 - ]
  6. HIH Prince Hitachi Masahito [28 NOV 1935 - ]
  7. HIH Princess Takako (Suga-no-Miya) [2 MAR 1939 - ]


NOTES:
Crown Princess [26.1.1924] - [25.12.1926]
Empress of Japan [25.12.1926] - [7.1.1989]
Empress Dowager of Japan [7.1.1989] - [16.6.2000]
She was granted the title of Empress Kojun, posthumously. She was educated at the Girls' Department of Peers' School in Tokyo (now Gakushuin). She was the first Japanese Imperial Consort to travel abroad, having accompanied Emperor Showa on hi s European tour in 1971 and later on his state visit to the United States in 1975.



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