Higashikuni-no-miya

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Higashikuni
Family name
Pronunciation Higashikuni
Region of origin Japanese
Footnotes: [1]

The Higashikuni-no-miya (東久邇宮?) was the ninth oldest branch of the Japanese Imperial Family created from branches of the Fushimi-no-miya house.

Higashikuni-no-miya[edit]

The Higashikuni-no-miya house was formed by Prince Naruhiko, ninth son of Prince Kuni Asahiko.

Name Born Succeeded Retired Died Notes
1 Prince Higashikuni Naruhiko (東久邇宮稔彦王 Higashikuni-no-miya Naruhiko-ō?) 1887 1906 . 1990
X Prince Higashikuni Morihiro (東久邇宮盛厚王 Higashikuni-no-miya Morihiro ō ?) 1916 . . 1969
2 Prince Higashikuni Nobuhiko (東久邇宮信彦王 Higashikuni-no-miya Nobukiko-ō ?) 1944 1990 . . grandson of Naruhiko, son of Morihiro

Prince Higashikuni Nobuhiko became simply “Higashikuni Nobuhiko” after the abolition of the Japanese aristocracy during the American occupation of Japan in 1946.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 1990 Census Name Files