Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu

Japanese prince

Date of Birth: 25-Jun-1902

Place of Birth: Akasaka Estate, Tokyo, Japan

Date of Death: 04-Jan-1953

Profession: military personnel, politician

Nationality: Japan

Zodiac Sign: Cancer

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About Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu

  • Yasuhito, Prince Chichibu (???????, Chichibu-no-miya Yasuhito Shinno, 25 June 1902 – 4 January 1953), was the second son of Emperor Taisho (Yoshihito) and Empress Teimei (Sadako), a younger brother of Emperor Showa (Hirohito) and a general in the Imperial Japanese Army.
  • As a member of the Imperial House of Japan, he was the patron of several sporting, medical, and international exchange organizations.
  • Before and after World War II, the English-speaking prince and his wife attempted to foster good relations between Japan and the United Kingdom and enjoyed a good rapport with the British royal family.
  • As with other Japanese imperial princes of his generation, he was an active-duty career officer in the Imperial Japanese Army.
  • Like all members of the imperial family, he was exonerated from criminal prosecutions before the Tokyo tribunal by Douglas MacArthur.

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