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History of Japan

Heisei period (平成時代 , Heisei jidai), also known as the Heisei era, is the Japanese era (年号, , nengō,, lit. "year name") after Shōwa and before Reiwa. This period started in February 1989 and ended on April 30, 2019 with the emperor's abdication. During this time, the emperor was Akihito (明仁 ),

Events of the Heisei period

The years in which Akihito has been the Japanese monarch comprise this period or era.

Disasters

  • January 17, 1995 (Heisei 7, 17th day of the 1st month): Kobe Earthquake.
  • 15 March 2011 (Heisei 23, 15th day of the 3rd month): Emperor Akihito made his first national television address. He said, "I hope from the bottom of my heart that the people will, hand in hand, treat each other with compassion and overcome these difficult times."

Politics

  • 1989 (Heisei 1): Emperor Shōwa died; and Noboru Takeshita was the Prime Minister during the time of transition.
  • 1989 (Heisei 1): Sosuke Uno became 75th Prime Minister
  • 1989 (Heisei 1): Toshiki Kaifu became 76th Prime Minister
  • 1990 (Heisei 2): Kaifu became 77th Prime Minister
  • 1991 (Heisei 3): Kiichi Miyazawa became 78th Prime Minister
  • 1993 (Heisei 5): Morihiro Hosokawa became 79th Prime Minister
  • 1994 (Heisei 6): Tsutomu Hata became 80th Prime Minister
  • 1994 (Heisei 6): Tomiichi Murayama became 81st Prime Minister
  • 1996 (Heisei 8): Ryutaro Hashimoto became 82nd Prime Minister
  • 1996 (Heisei 8): Hashimoto became 83rd Prime Minister
  • 1998 (Heisei 10): Keizo Obuchi became 84th Prime Minister
  • 2000 (Heisei 12): Yoshiro Mori became 85th Prime Minister
  • 2000 (Heisei 12): Mori became 86th Prime Minister
  • 2001 (Heisei 13): Junichiro Koizumi became 87th Prime Minister
  • 2003 (Heisei 15): Koizumi became 88th Prime Minister
  • 2005 (Heisei 17): Koizumi became 89th Prime Minister
  • 2006 (Heisei 18): Shinzo Abe became 90th Prime Minister
  • 2007 (Heisei 19): Yasuo Fukuda became 91st Prime Minister
  • 2008 (Heisei 20): Taro Aso became 92nd Prime Minister
  • 2009 (Heisei 21): Yukio Hatoyama became 93rd Prime Minister
  • 2010 (Heisei 22): Naoto Kan became 94th Prime Minister
  • 2011 (Heisei 23): Yoshihiko Noda became 95th Prime Minister
  • 2012 (Heisei 24): Shinzo Abe became 96th Prime Minister

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Heisei 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th 11th 12th 13th 14th 15th 16th 17th 18th 19th 20th
1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Heisei 21st 22nd 23rd 24th 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th 31st
2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Preceded by:
Shōwa
Era or nengō:
Heisei
Succeeded by:
Reiwa

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