Hitachi, Prince

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Hitachi, Prince Gender: M
born on 28 November 1935 at 07:57 (= 07:57 AM )
Place Tokyo, Japan, 35n42, 139e46
Timezone JST h9e (is standard time)
Data source
News report
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 04°47' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 26°58 Asc.s_sagcol.18.gif 22°37'

Prince Hitachi
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A member of the Imperial House of Japan, he is the younger brother of current Emperor Akihito. He is the second son and sixth born child of Emperor Shōwa and Empress Kōjun and is fourth in line to the Chrysanthemum throne. Prince Hitachi is mainly known for philanthropic activities and his research on the causes of cancer.

On 30 September 1964, the Prince married Hanako Tsugaru (born 19 July 1940), fourth daughter of the late Yoshitaka Tsugaru, a former count and a descendant of the daimyō of Tsugaru Domain. Prince and Princess Hitachi have no children.

Link to Wikipedia biography



Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes "Infant Japanese Prince Is Christened in Tokyo," Washington Post, 4 December 1935, p. 11.


  • Notable : Famous : Royal family