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UPI Almanac for Sunday, June 9, 2013.
By United Press International

Crown prince and princess of Japan head to Netherlands

TOKYO, April 28 (UPI) -- The crown prince and princess of Japan Sunday headed to the Netherlands to attend the coronation of the new Dutch king, officials said.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013.
By United Press International
Japanese emperor offers encouragement to quake, tsunami victims

Japanese emperor offers encouragement to quake, tsunami victims

TOKYO, Jan. 2 (UPI) -- Japanese Emperor Akihito offered encouragement Wednesday to people still working to rebuild their lives from the devastating 2011 tsunami and earthquake.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Saturday, June 9, 2012.
By United Press International

Japan's emperor released from hospital

TOKYO, March 4 (UPI) -- The emperor of Japan was home Sunday recovering from heart bypass surgery, the palace announced.
Japan's Crown Prince turns 52

Japan's Crown Prince turns 52

TOKYO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Japan's Crown Prince Naruhito, who turned 52 Thursday, said he'd be happy to help reduce the official duties Emperor Akihito who had heart bypass surgery.
Emperor out of intensive care unit

Emperor out of intensive care unit

TOKYO, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- Japanese Emperor Akihito, who underwent heart bypass surgery, was moved Monday from University of Tokyo Hospital ICU to a private room, sources told Kyodo News.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Friday, Jan. 6, 2012.
By United Press International

Emperor expected to leave hospital

TOKYO, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Japanese Emperor Akihito was reported ready to leave a Tokyo hospital after a 17-day stay for treatment of bronchial pneumonia, Kyodo News reported.
Japan's Emperor Akihito hospitalized for bronchitis

Japan's Emperor Akihito hospitalized for bronchitis

TOKYO, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Japan's Emperor Akihito, 77, was admitted to the University of Tokyo Hospital with a cold and a fever, the Imperial Household Agency said.

Princess Aiko scared at school

TOKYO, March 5 (UPI) -- Princess Aiko of Japan stayed home after being scared by rough behavior by boys at her primary school, an imperial official said Friday.

Japan's Prince Hisahito marks birthday

TOKYO, Sept. 6 (UPI) -- Japan's Prince Hisahito, son of Prince Akishino and Princess Kiko, turned 3 on Sunday, the Imperial Household Agency says.

Japan's crown prince taking on more duties

TOKYO, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Crown Prince Naruhito of Japan says he is taking on more official duties to ease the burden of his 75-year-old father, Emperor Arkhito.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Monday, June 9, 2008.
By United Press International
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Crown Prince Naruhito
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas meets with Crown Prince Naruhito at Togu Palace in Tokyo on May 16, 2005. (UPI Photo/Omar Rashidi)
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Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan (徳仁皇太子, Naruhito Kōtaishi?) (born February 23, 1960) is the eldest son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko, which makes him the heir apparent to the Chrysanthemum Throne of Japan.

Titled Prince Hiro (浩宮 , Hiro-no-miya?) as a child, he was invested as the Crown Prince on 23 February, 1991, following the death of his grandfather, Emperor Showa on January 7, 1989.

He received bachelor's and master's degrees in history from Gakushuin University in 1982 and 1988, respectively. In 1983-85 he studied in England at Merton College, Oxford.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Crown Prince Naruhito."
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