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Apr 30, 2019
End of an era as Japan's Emperor Akihito declares historic abdication; son Naruhito takes over Chrysanthemum ThroneOn Wednesday, the 59-year-old Naruhito will inherit the imperial regalia in a 10-minute ceremony that is off-limits to female royals, even his wife Masako. He will shortly afterwards make his first address to the nation as its 126th emperor
Dec 08, 2017
Akihito to step down as Japanese Emperor: Japanese Cabinet formally approves abdication dateJapanese prime minister Shinzo Abe's Cabinet on Friday formally approved 30 April, 2019, as the abdication date for Emperor Akihito.
Jun 02, 2017
Emperor Akihito's abdication: Lower House of Japan Parliament passes approval billJapanese Emperor Akihito's abdication proceeded further when the lower house of parliament approved a bill which allowed for the same.
May 19, 2017
Japan's Emperor Akihito to step down as cabinet approves bill allowing abdicationThe Japanese government approved a one-off bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne, in the first such abdication in two centuries.
Jul 13, 2016
Japan's Emperor Akihito planning to abdicate in favour of eldest son, says state mediaJapan's Emperor Akihito plans to abdicate in favour of his eldest son within a few years, the Japanese media has reported