December, 23rd is a Japanese Emperor Akihito's 81st birthday. He is the reigning Emperor of Japan (天皇 tennō), the 125th emperor of his line according to Japan's traditional order of succession. Happy birthday Emperor!
Crown Princess Michiko of Japan
Her Imperial Majesty Empress Michiko Of Japan wears Honeysuckle tiara and awesome diamond reviere necklace during The Tercentenary Birthday Celebrations For Carl Linnaeus In Sweden Banquet At Uppsala Castle in May 2007
Empress Michiko of Japan
Crown Princess Michiko 1959
Japan's Emperor and Empress
美智子皇后陛下 as 皇太子継宮明仁親王妃美智子(つぐのみやあきひとしんのうひみちこ)殿下時代 Empress Michiko of Japan.
royalwatcher: A new photo of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko was released on October 20, 2014, by the Japanese Imperial Court to mark the 80th birthday of Michiko (b. October 20, 1934). The photo was taken on September 9, 2014, in the palace grounds of the Imperial Palace's garden.