Chrysanthemum Throne Current Affairs, GK & News
Naruhito became Japan’s new Emperor after historic abdication of his father Akihito. Emperor Naruhito’s ascending of Chrysanthemum Throne marked beginning of “Reiwa” era in Japan which takes effect from May 1, 2019. Naruhito (59-year old) became Japan’s new Emperor after historic abdication (first in more than 200 years) of his father Akihito. He is ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2019
Japan has revealed the name of the era which will define the new emperor’s reign when he ascends the Chrysanthemum Throne next month following a historic abdication. The era has been named as ‘Reiwa’. Reiwa “Reiwa” consists of two characters: “Rei”, which can have meanings related to “order” but also “auspicious” and “Wa”, usually translated ..
Japanese printers have issued the name for its new imperial era which will be set in motion on 1st May 2019 as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of “Reiwa” a day after its unveiling gripped the nation. The name ‘Reiwa’ which consists two Chinese characters, the first meaning ‘good’ or ‘beautiful’ ..
Topics: Chivalric orders • Chrysanthemum • Chrysanthemum Throne • Extra Knights Companion of the Garter • Heads of state • Honorary Grand Commanders of the Order of the Defender of the Realm • Japanese monarchy • Knights of the Golden Fleece • Naruhito, Crown Prince of Japan • National symbols of Japan • Orders, decorations, and medals