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The Breast Star of the Order of the Chrysanthemum
The Breast Star of the Order of the Chrysanthemum

The Chrysanthemum Throne (菊花紋章; kikukamonshō, or kikkamonshō) is the common name given to the Imperial throne of Japan. The chrysanthemum (菊 kiku in Japanese) is the monshō, or crest, of the Emperor of Japan; therefore kikukamonshō literally means the Chrysanthemum Crest. Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... The National and Imperial Seal of Japan was originally the Imperial Seal, and is called 菊の御紋 Kiku No Gomon in Japanese, which, literally, means Noble Symbol of Chrysanthemum or Imperial Seal of Chrysanthemum . The Imperial Seal is used by members of the Japanese Imperial family. ... Order of Chrysanthemum - Breast Star This image is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain, because it consists entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship. ... Order of Chrysanthemum - Breast Star This image is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain, because it consists entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship. ... An emperor is a (male) monarch, usually the sovereign ruler of an empire or another type of imperial realm. ... Species Chrysanthemum aphrodite Chrysanthemum arcticum Chrysanthemum argyrophyllum Chrysanthemum arisanense Chrysanthemum boreale Chrysanthemum chalchingolicum Chrysanthemum chanetii Chrysanthemum coronarium Chrysanthemum crassum Chrysanthemum glabriusculum Chrysanthemum hypargyrum Chrysanthemum indicum Chrysanthemum japonense Chrysanthemum japonicum Chrysanthemum lavandulifolium Chrysanthemum mawii Chrysanthemum maximowiczii Chrysanthemum mongolicum Chrysanthemum morii Chrysanthemum okiense Chrysanthemum oreastrum Chrysanthemum ornatum Chrysanthemum pacificum Chrysanthemum potentilloides Chrysanthemum... The chrysanthemum (kiku in Japanese) is the mon of the Japanese Emperor. ... His Imperial Majesty, Emperor Akihito. ... The National and Imperial Seal of Japan was originally the Imperial Seal, and is called 菊の御紋 Kiku No Gomon in Japanese, which, literally, means Noble Symbol of Chrysanthemum or Imperial Seal of Chrysanthemum . The Imperial Seal is used by members of the Japanese Imperial family. ...


The Chrysanthemum Throne is the oldest continuing monarchy in the world. In Nihonshoki it is said that the Empire of Japan was founded in 660 BC by Emperor Jimmu. According to tradition, Emperor Akihito is the 125th direct descendant of Jimmu. The historical record goes back to Emperor Ōjin who is stated to have reigned in the early 5th century. Despite the fact that there had previously been eight female Emperors (in Japan only the wife of an Emperor is called an Empress), under Japanese Imperial law (promulgated by the Imperial Household Agency and the Privy Council) women have been forbidden from reigning since the late 19th century. Places where monarchies maintain rule appear in blue. ... Nihonshoki (Japanese: 日本書紀), sometimes translated as Chronicles of Japan, is the second oldest book of classical Japanese history. ... Events Childeric II proclaimed king of Austrasia. ... BC may stand for: British Columbia (Canadian Province/Territory Code) BC (Aviation), Back Course B.C. (comic), syndicated comic strip by Johnny Hart BC (video game), a cancelled computer game by Peter Molyneux bc (Unix), basic calculator program BC class, a steam locomotive classification used by the New Zealand Railways... Meiji era print of Emperor Jimmu Emperor Jimmu (神武天皇 Jinmu Tennō; also known as: Kamuyamato Iwarebiko; given name: Wakamikenu no Mikoto or Sano no Mikoto, born according to legend on January 1, 711 BC, and died, again according to legend, on March 11, 585 BC,[citation needed] was the mythical founder... Emperor Akihito reads the Speech from the Throne to the Japanese Diet His Imperial Majesty Akihito (明仁) (born December 23, 1933) is the current and 125th Emperor of Japan. ... Emperor ÅŒjin (応神天皇 ÅŒjin Tennō) was the 15th imperial ruler of Japan, according to the traditional order of succession. ... The Imperial Household Agency is a government agency of Japan in charge of the state matters concerning Japans royal family. ... The Privy Council of Japan (Sumitsu-in) was an advisory council to the Emperor of Japan that operated from 1888 to 1947. ...


The Emperor (Japanese: tennō; (天皇), "heavenly emperor") acts as a high priest in the ancestral religion Shintō, although his claim to divine origin from Amaterasu was formally renounced after World War II. His Majesty Emperor Akihito of Japan The Emperor of Japan (天皇 tennō) is a constitutionally-recognized symbol of the Japanese nation and the unity of its people. ... A torii at Itsukushima Shrine Shinto (神道 Shintō) (sometimes called Shintoism) is a native religion of Japan and was once its state religion. ... The Sun goddess emerging out of a cave, bringing sunlight back to the universe. ... Shin-Nippon kensetsu ni kan suru shōsho (新日本建設に関する詔書, lit. ... Combatants Major Allied powers: United Kingdom Soviet Union United States Republic of China and others Major Axis powers: Nazi Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Harry Truman Chiang Kai-Shek Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tojo Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead...


Under the provisions of the current Constitution of Japan, the Emperor is a "symbol of the state and the unity of its people"; he has no real political power but is treated as the Head of State and a constitutional monarch. The Constitution of Japan has been the founding legal document of Japan since 1947. ... Queen Elizabeth II, is the Head of State of 16 countries including: the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Jamaica, New Zealand and the Bahamas, as well as crown colonies and overseas territories of the United Kingdom. ... Constitutional monarchies with representative parliamentary systems are shown in red. ...


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Chrysanthemum Throne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (288 words)
The Chrysanthemum Throne (菊花紋章; kikukamonshō, or kikkamonshō) is the common name given to the Imperial throne of Japan.
The chrysanthemum (菊 kiku in Japanese) is the monshō, or crest, of the Emperor of Japan; therefore kikukamonshō literally means the Chrysanthemum Crest.
The Chrysanthemum Throne is the oldest continuing monarchy in the world.
chrysanthemum: Definition and Much More from Answers.com (1675 words)
The chrysanthemum is the floral emblem of the imperial family of Japan.
Chrysanthemums were recognized as the official flower of the city of Chicago in 1966.
The term "chrysanthemum" is also used to refer to a certain type of firework shell which produces a pattern of trailing sparks similar to a chrysanthemum flower.
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