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Taishō

(tī`shō), 1879–1926, reign name of emperor of Japan (1912–26). His given name was Yoshihito. The son of Mutsuhito, the MeijiMeiji
, 1852–1912, reign name of the emperor of Japan from 1867 to 1912; his given name was Mutsuhito. He ascended the throne when he was 15. A year later the shogun fell, and the power that had been held by the Tokugawa military house was returned to the emperor.
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 emperor, he succeeded to the throne in 1912, but because of illness he played little part in governing the nation. His reign was characterized by democratization, friendly relations with the West, and economic growth. In 1921 Taishō was declared mentally incompetent and his son HirohitoHirohito
, 1901–89, emperor of Japan. He was made regent in 1921 and succeeded his father, Yoshihito (the Taishō emperor), in 1926. He married (1924) Princess Nagako Kuni (1903–2000); a son and heir, Prince Akihito, was born in 1933.
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 was made regent.
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Taisho

 

(“Great Righteousness”), the reign name of the Japanese emperor Yoshihito (1912–26).

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Taisho

1. the period of Japanese history and artistic style associated with the reign of Emperor Yoshihito (1912--26)
2. the throne name of Yoshihito (1879--1926), emperor of Japan (1912--26)
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