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  Naruhiko, Prince Higashikuni - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Prince Naruhiko was a half-brother of Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi, the father of the future Empress Kōjun, the wife of Emperor Showa.
Higashikuni lost his princely title and membership in the imperial family as a result of the American occupation reform of the Japanese imperial household in October 1947.
Former Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko died in Tokyo on 20 January 1990 at the age of 102.
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 Higashikuni Naruhiko biography .ms   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days.
Prince Naruhiko was a half-brother of Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi, the father of the future Empress Kojun, the wife of Emperor Showa.
Higashikuni Morihiro from October 1947) (6 May 1916 – 1 February 1969), married Princess Shigeko (9 December 1925 – 23 June 1961), the eldest daughter of Emperor Shōwa and Empress Kojun.
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 Naruhiko Higashikuni
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 December 3, 1887 - January 26, 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from August 17, 1945 to October 9, 1945, a period of 54 days.
Higashikuni was an imperial family member (he married a daughter of the Emperor Meiji)and was the only member of the imperial family to head a cabinet.
Before his tenure as Prime Minister, Higashikuni was a Major General, and in 1937, was named Chief of Aviation.
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 Higashikuni Naruhiko   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 December 3,1887 - January 26,1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from August 17,1945 to October 9,1945, a period of 54 days.
He was born in Kyoto, the ninth son of Prince Kuni Asahiko (1824-1891), a scion of the Fushimi no miya, one the cadet houses of the imperial dynasty.
Higashikuni was the only member of the imperial family to head a cabinet.
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 miyake
His Imperial Highness Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko, General, Prime Minister of Japan (August 16-Ocotber 6, 1945) Order of Merit, Order of the Golden Kite (3rd Class), was born on December 3, 1887 in Kyoto, the ninth son of Prince Kuni Asahiko.
Both Prince Higashikuni and the lord privy seal, Marquis Kido Koichi, however, believed that it would be inappropriate for him to serve and recommended the appointment of General Tojo, instead.
Prince Higashikuni (Morihiro) [Higashikuni-no-miya Morihiro-ō] His Imperial Highness Prince Morihiro was born on May 6, 1916 in Tokyo, the eldest son of Prince and Princess Higashikuni (Naruhiko).
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 Naruhiko Higashikuni -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni Naruhiko, also Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō (東久邇宮 稔彦王)) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd (Click link for more info and facts about Prime Minister of Japan) Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days.
Prince Naruhiko was born in (A city in central Japan on southern Honshu; a famous cultural center that was once the capital of Japan) Kyoto, the ninth son of Prince Kuni Asahiko (Kuni no miya Asahiko Shinnō) and the court lady Terao Utako.
Prince Naruhiko was a half-brother of (Click link for more info and facts about Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi) Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi, the father of the future (Click link for more info and facts about Empress Kojun) Empress Kojun, the wife of Emperor Showa.
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 Prince Nashimoto - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
His father, a prince of the blood and one-time Buddhist priest, was the head of one of the new collateral branches of the imperial family created during the Meiji period.
Unlike Prince Asaka and Prince Higashikuni, he remained largely removed from the mounting radicalism within the army, which culminated in the February 26 Incident of 1936.
In October 1937, he became chief priest (sasu) of the Ise Shrine, the ancestral shrine of the imperial dynasty.
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 Higashikuni Naruhiko History Summary
Higashikuni Naruhiko was Japan's first prime minister following its surrender to the U.S. on 15 August 1945; he served from 17 August to 9 October 1945.
An uncle to Emperor Hirohito by marriage (Higashikuni's wife, Toshiko, was the ninth and youngest daughter of the Meiji emperor), Higashikuni acted in the role of caretaker prime minister to peacefully turn over control of Japan to the Allied Occupation armies.
In August 1945, Higashikuni became prime minister; his main tasks were preparing for the official surrender and the start of the Allied Occupation.
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 Naruhiko Higashikuni
A member of the royal family, Higashikuni was promoted to major general and was a staff officer in Tokyo before being given the command of the 5th Infantry Brigade in August 1934.
Higashikuni took part in the invasion of China in 1938 and was promoted to full general in August 1939.
In August 1945, Higashikuni was appointed the head of the surrender government.
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 Living Heads of Former Imperial Branch Families and Extinct Princely Households
Higashikuni-no-miya: Higashikuni Nubuhiko (2nd of the line), born 1944 in Tokyo, the eldest son the late Prince Higashikuni Morihiro (1916-1969) and his consort, the former Princess Teru.
Higashikuni Nubuhiko graduated from Gakushuin University in 1969.
Higashikuni Nobuhiko became the second head of the former Higashikuni-no-miya family upon the death of his grandfather, former Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko, on January 20, 1990.
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 Index He-Hn   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The ninth son of Prince Asahiko Kuninomiya, Higashikuni married a daughter of the Emperor Meiji.
After the Japanese surrender (Aug. 15, 1945), Emperor Hirohito asked Higashikuni to form a cabinet in the hope that his status as a member of the imperial family would help heal the country.
Higashikuni presided over the formal signing (Sept. 2, 1945) of the surrender and the dismantling of the armed forces, but then resigned after opposing a directive from the occupation authorities to abolish the Peace Preservation Law of 1925 and the Special Higher Police.
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 Fumimaro Konoe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Konoe played a role in the fall of the Tojo government in 1944 and in February 1945 he advised the Emperor Hirohito to begin negotiations to end World War II.
After the beginning of the American occupation, he served in the cabinet of Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni, the first post-war government, but he came under suspicion of war crimes, in which he faced almost certain conviction and execution by hanging.
In December 1945, before the American police arrived to arrest Konoe and deport him to Sugamo Prison, he shot himself in the head.
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 Higashikuni Naruhiko --  Encyclopædia Britannica
also called (until 1947) Imperial Prince (Shinno) Higashikuni Naruhiko Japanese imperial prince and army commander who was Japan's first prime minister after the country's surrender in World War II (August 17–October 6, 1945).
The son of an imperial prince, Higashikuni married a daughter of the Emperor Meiji.
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 Naruhiko Higashikuni - 43rd Prime Minister of Japan
Naruhiko Higashikuni - 43rd Prime Minister of Japan
Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni (December 3, 1887 - January 26, 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from August 17, 1945 to October 9, 1945, a period of 54 days.
After graduating from the Imperial Military Academy (1908) and the Army War College (1914), he studied at the Ecole Superieure de Guerre in Paris from 1920 to 1922.
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 Moderate Drinking boosts IQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Subjects for the study shared the same income and educational level - roughly £50,000 a year and all were university graduates.
The tests measured general knowledge (questions included naming the capital of Peru (Lima) and Japans first post-war Prime Minister (Naruhiko Higashikuni)).
The powers of judgement and concentration in drinkers and non-drinkers over 40 were measured; while wine drinkers appeared to be brighter, the same was not true for drinkers of shochu (a local gin) and whisky.
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 ipedia.com: Higashikuni Naruhiko Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days.
An uncle of Emperor Shwa; twice over, Prince Higashikuni was the only membe...
Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko (東久邇 稔彦 Higashikuni no miya Naruhiko ō) (3 December 1887 – 26 January 1990) was the 43rd Prime Minister of Japan from 17 August 1945 to 9 October 1945, a period of 54 days.
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 Articles - Asahiko, Prince Kuni   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Three of Prince Asahiko's sons, the Princes Kaya Kuninori, Kuni Taka, and Nashimoto Morimasa, successively served as lord custodian priests of the Ise Shrine between 1891 and 1947.
His eighth and ninth sons, Prince Asaka Yasuhiko and Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko, married the eighth and ninth daughters of Emperor Meiji, resepectively.
Prince Kuni Kuniyoshi was the father of Princess Nagako of Kuni, who married the future Emperor Shōwa and became the mother of the present Japanese emperor.
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 The Innocence of Pearl Harbor
When United States occupation forces arrived in Tokyo after Japan's defeat in August 1945, Prime Minister Naruhiko Higashikuni voiced a plaintive, even pathetic wish.
The Japanese counterpart is to be seen in that government's attempts to sanitize textbooks and, in other ways as well, play down the atrocities perpetrated by the emperor and his loyal subjects.
How different it would be if on both sides of the Pacific, we could turn Prime Minister Higashikuni's wish around and simultaneously remember both Pearl Harbor and Hiroshima (and all that came both before and in between)--not as a trade-off, but as a tragedy.
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 A Chronology of the Kokusai Budoin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The 9th annual All-Japan Budo exhibition, held Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.
The 10th Annual-all Japan Budo exhibition and greetings to Prince Higashikuni in honor of his 99th birthday, held at the Kudan Kaikan in Tokyo.
The 6th European Congress, held in England and seminars held in Denmark.
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 E-ASPAC
Although the SCAP was charged with indirect control of Japan, in reality it enforced direct control.
For instance, Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko formed the first postwar Japanese cabinet two days after Japan’s surrender; however, the cabinet was forced to resign en masse in October 1945 as it tried to preserve the ancien régime.
Prince Higashikuni was one of the then 14 miya-ke, immediate relatives of the imperial family, who were entitled to the status of prince.
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 War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The Suzuki government offered to resign three hours after the Imperial broadcast of noon 15 August, but the Emperor ordered it to function until a new cabinet could be formed.
The choice fell upon General Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni, uncle in law of the Emperor.
Mamoru Shigemitsu, who had been working for peace all along, became the Foreign Minister.
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 i81.html   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
FATHER : Prince HIGASHIKUNI Naruhiko [3 DEC 1887 - 26 JAN 1990]
Prince HIGASHIKUNI Hidehiko [30 JUN 1949 - ]
This page updated on 24 AUG 2003 : Database maintained by Henry Soszynski
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 Hiroshimna Day marked at Federation Square : Melbourne Indymedia
On 15th August the people of Japan heard the Emperor's voice for the first time when he announced the unconditional surrender and the end of the war.
Naruhiko Higashikuni was appointed as head of the surrender government.
Now does that in any way preclude that the US may have had notice of Japans intention to surrender?
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