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Prince Naruhito
皇太子徳仁親王
Crown Prince of Japan
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Prince Naruhito in Brazil, 18 June 2008
Born 23 February 1960 (1960-02-23) (age 59)
Imperial Household Agency Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Spouse Masako Owada
Issue Aiko, Princess Toshi
Full name
Naruhito (徳仁)
House Imperial House of Japan
Father Emperor Akihito
Mother Empress Michiko
Religion Shinto

Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan is the heir to the Japanese Imperial throne and eldest son of the present Emperor and Empress of Japan. He is known as simply the Crown Prince. He was originally known as His Imperial Highness The Prince Hiro but was later given the title of Crown Prince in 1991.

Children

The crown prince has one child. Namely Aiko, Princess Toshi.

Titles and styles

  • 23 February 1960 – 23 February 1991: His Imperial Highness The Prince Hiro
  • 23 February 1991 – present: His Imperial Highness The Crown Prince of Japan


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