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 Nobuhito Takamatsu

Nobuhito Takamatsu

Birth
Minato, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Death 3 Feb 1987 (aged 82)
Tokyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Burial Bunkyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan
Memorial ID 17302128 · View Source
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His Imperial Highness Prince Takamatsu was the son of Emperor Taishō and Empress Teimei and a younger brother of the late Emporer Hirohito. He was born at the Aoyama Palace in Tokyo

Prince Takamatsu attended the Imperial Naval Academy, where he received a commission as a sub-lieutenant (second class) in December 1925. He went on to have a long career in the Japanese Imperial Navy through the end of World War Two, when he retired as a Captain.

Until 1945 he held various staff positions in the Naval General Staff Office in Tokyo.

After the end of World War Two the prince became the patron or honorary president in various organizations. He is mainly remembered for his activities as a member of the Japanese imperial family.

On 4 February 1930, Prince Takamatsu married Tokugawa Kikuko (26 December 1911 - 17 December 2004). They had no children.

Prince Takamatsu died of lung cancer on 3 February 1987 at The Red Cross Medical Center in Tokyo. His remains were buried at Tokyo's Toshimagaoka Cemetery.


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  • Created by: Blue Rose Of Cairo
  • Added: 5 Jan 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 17302128
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Nobuhito Takamatsu (3 Jan 1905–3 Feb 1987), Find A Grave Memorial no. 17302128, citing Toshimagaoka Cemetery, Bunkyo, Tokyo Metropolis, Japan ; Maintained by Blue Rose Of Cairo (contributor 46786099) .