Nagako, Empress of Japan

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Nagako, Empress of Japan Gender: F
born on 6 March 1905 at 06:25 (= 06:25 AM )
Place Tokyo, Japan, 35n42, 139e46
Timezone JST h9e (is standard time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 14°39' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 11°04 Asc.s_piscol.18.gif 20°28'

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Empress of Japan Nagako


Japanese royalty, the Empress Dowager Kōjun of Japan, wife of Emperor Hirohito. She was widowed with his death on 1/07/1989, 6:33 AM JST, Tokyo, Japan. Nagako was a witness to Japan's century of history, living through times that were tumultuous with a world war and a national rebirth as one of the world's richest countries.

A princess before she became Empress, Nagako was a modest wife who paid proper deference to her husband, but she and the Emperor were willing to break tradition. After they had four daughters, Hirohito declined the custom of taking a mistress to give him sons, and Nagako went on to have two more children - both boys.

In contrast to Hirohito, who was always scholarly and aloof, Nagako appeared in public with a big smile and a wave, winning the affection of her people. Nonetheless, when her son Akihito chose a commoner to become the next empress, she was disapproving.

Nagako saw her son Akihito became the 125th Emperor of Japan on 11/12/1990, enthroned in an ancient ceremony as a symbol rather than a living god with unlimited power, as in former Japanese history.

Age 95, Nagako began having trouble breathing on 6/15/2000 and fell into a coma. She died the following day at her home in Tokyo's royal palace.

Link to Wikipedia biography



  • Death of Mate 7 January 1989 in Tokyo (Husband, the Emperor died)
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  • Death, Cause unspecified 16 June 2000 in Tokyo (Age 95)
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Source Notes

Yoshiko Mochizuki quotes a biography by Toshiaki Kawahara, a famous Japanese journalist, "The Nihon Keizai Shimbun," published by Bungei Shunjuu.


  • Family : Relationship : Marriage more than 15 Yrs (Lifetime marriage)
  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (Emporer Hirohito of Japan)
  • Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (One lengthy marriage)
  • Family : Parenting : Kids more than 3 (Six)
  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Age 95)
  • Notable : Famous : Royal family (Japan)
  • Notable : Book Collection : Profiles Of Women