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Atsuko
Princess Yori
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Princess Atsuko, c. 1951
Born 7 March 1931 (1931-03-07) (age 90)
Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Spouse
Takamasa Ikeda
(m. 1952; died 2012)
Full name
Atsuko (厚子 )
House Imperial House of Japan
Father Emperor Shōwa
Mother Empress Kōjun
Religion Shinto

Atsuko Ikeda (池田厚子 , Ikeda Atsuko, born 7 March 1931), formerly Atsuko, Princess Yori (順宮厚子内親王 , Yori-no-miya Atsuko Naishinnō), is the widow of Marquis Takamasa Ikeda (池田隆政 , Ikeda Takamasa) and fourth daughter of Emperor Shōwa and Empress Kōjun. She is the older sister of Emperor Akihito. She married Takamasa Ikeda on 10 October 1952. As a result, she gave up her imperial title and left the Japanese Imperial Family, as required by law.

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  • 7 March 1931 – 10 October 1952: Her Imperial Highness The Princess Yori
  • 10 October 1952 – present: Mrs. Takamasa Ikeda

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