|Birth Day||December 23, 1933|
|Birth Place||Tokyo, Japan|
|Age||87 YEARS OLD|
His Imperial Majesty who was crowned the 125th Emperor of Japan in 1989. His reign is referred to as the era of "Heisei."
He learned English and Western culture while Japan was occupied following World War II and briefly studied at the Department of Political Science at Gakushuin University in Tokyo.
He made one of his most notable televised appearances after Japan's tragic 2011 earthquake and tsunami.