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Encyclopedia > Hiroyasu Fushimi
HIH Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu
16 October 187516 August 1946

Japanese Admiral Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu
Place of birth: Tokyo, Japan
Place of death: Tokyo, Japan
Allegiance: Empire of Japan
Years of service: 1895–1946
Rank: Fleet Admiral
Commands: Imperial Japanese Navy
Battles/wars: Russo-Japanese War
World War I
World War II

Prince Fushimi Hiroyasu (伏見宮博恭王 Fushimi-no-miya Hiroyasu Shinnō ?) (16 October 1875 - 16 August 1946) was a scion of the Japanese imperial family and was a career naval officer who served as chief of staff of the Imperial Japanese Navy from 1932 to 1940. October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Tokyo , literally eastern capital) is the capital of Japan and one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. ... Tokyo , literally eastern capital) is the capital of Japan and one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. ... Official language Japanese Capital Tokyo Area 7. ... Fleet Admiral ) was the highest rank in the prewar Imperial Japanese Navy. ... The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) (: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun) or sometimes referred to as the Combined Fleet was the Navy of Empire of Japan (Dai Nippon Teikoku) from 1869 until 1947, when it was dissolved following Japans constitutional renunciation of the use of force as a means of settling... Combatants Imperial Russia Empire of Japan Commanders N/A N/A Strength 500,000 Soldiers 400,000 Soldiers Casualties 134,817+ KIA/POW, 170,000 MIA etc. ... Combatants Allied Powers: British Empire Canada France Italy Russian Empire United States Central Powers: Austria-Hungary Bulgaria German Empire Ottoman Empire Commanders Douglas Haig Sir Arthur Currie John Jellicoe Ferdinand Foch Nicholas II Woodrow Wilson John Pershing Wilhelm II Reinhard Scheer Franz Josef I Oskar Potiorek Ä°smail Enver Ferdinand I... This article is becoming very long. ... October 16 is the 289th day of the year (290th in Leap years). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... The Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) (: 大日本帝國海軍 Shinjitai: 大日本帝国海軍 or 日本海軍 Nippon Kaigun) or sometimes referred to as the Combined Fleet was the Navy of Empire of Japan (Dai Nippon Teikoku) from 1869 until 1947, when it was dissolved following Japans constitutional renunciation of the use of force as a means of settling... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ...


He was born in Tokyo as Prince Narukata, the eldest son of Prince Fushimi Sadanaru (1858 - 1922) and Princess Arisugawa Toshiko (1858 - 1930), the daughter of Prince Arisugawa Taruhito. The twenty-second head of the Fushimi-no-miya, one of the four oke cadet branches of the imperial family entitled to succeed to the throne in default of a direct heir, Prince Fushimi a second cousin to both Emperor Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito) and Empress Kojun, and nephew of Prince Kan'in Kotohito Tokyo , literally eastern capital) is the capital of Japan and one of the 47 prefectures of Japan. ... His Imperial Highness Prince Fushimi Sadanaru ) of Japan (9 June 1858 – 4 February 1923) was the 21st head of the Fushimi-no-miya ōke princely family of the Japanese imperial family, and a field marshal in the Imperial Japanese Army. ... The Fushimi House (伏見宮) is the oldest of the shinnōke, branches of the Imperial Family which are eligible to succeed to the Chrysanthemum Throne if the main line should die out. ... The ōke (王家), literally Prince Houses, were branches of the Imperial Family formed from branches of the Fushimi-no-miya house. ... Emperor Hirohito of Japan (Japanese: 裕仁) (April 29, 1901 – January 7, 1989) was the 124th Emperor of Japan according to the traditional order of succession, reigning from 1926 to 1989. ... Her Imperial Majesty Empress Kojun of Japan was born Princess Kuni Nagako (jp: 久邇宮良子女王 kuni no miya nagako joō) (March 6, 1903 - June 16, 2000). ...


He succeeded to title Kwacho-no-miya in 23 April 1883, upon which he changed his name from "Narukata" to "Hiroyasu," but returned to the house of Fushimi on 16 January 1904. April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... January 16 is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


He dropped out of the Imperial Japanese Naval Academy, moved to Germany in 1889, and graduated from the Naval Academy of the Kaiserliche Marine in 1895. He spoke fluent German. On 9 January 1896, he married Tokugawa Tsuneko (1882-1939), the ninth daughter of Prince Tokugawa Yoshinobu, Japan's last Shogun, with whom he had six children. The Imperial Japanese Naval Academy ) was a school established to train officers for the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... The Kaiserliche Marine or Imperial Navy was the German Navy created by the formation of the German Empire and existed between 1871 and 1919; it grew out of the Prussian Navy and the Norddeutsche Bundesmarine. ... January 9 is the 9th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Tokugawa Yoshinobu in French military uniform, c. ... In Japanese history, a shogun (将軍 shōgun) was the practical ruler of Japan for most of the time from 1192 to the Meiji Era beginning in 1868. ...


Prince Fushimi served as a lieutenant commander in the Russo-Japanese War (1904-05). He sustained wounds aboard the battleship Mikasa in the Battle of the Yellow Sea (August 1904). He later served as executive officer on the Niitaka, Okinoshima, Naniwa and Nisshin. In the Royal Navy, United States Navy and United States Coast Guard, a lieutenant commander (lieutenant-commander or Lt Cdr in the RN) is a commissioned officer superior to a lieutenant and inferior to a commander. ... Combatants Imperial Russia Empire of Japan Commanders N/A N/A Strength 500,000 Soldiers 400,000 Soldiers Casualties 134,817+ KIA/POW, 170,000 MIA etc. ... HMS Victory in 1884. ... Mikasa (三笠) is a pre-Dreadnought battleship, formerly of the Imperial Japanese Navy, launched in 1900. ... The Battle of the Yellow Sea was the first main naval engagement of the Russo-Japanese War, being fought on August 10, 1904. ... While Executive officer literally refers to a person responsible for the performance of duties involved in running an organization, the exact meaning of the role is highly variable, depending on the organization. ... IJN Okinoshima (沖ノ島) was one of eight Russian pre-dreadnought battleships captured by the Imperial Japanese Navy during the Russo-Japanese War of 1904-1905. ... The Naniwa (Japanese:浪速) was an 1885 cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy. ... Amoured cruiser Nisshin Nisshin (Jp:日進) was an amoured cruiser of the Imperial Japanese Navy. ...


He studied in Great Britain from 1909-1910 and upon his return to Japan commanded the cruiser Takachiho (1910), and later the Asahi and the battlecruiser Ibuki. He rose to vice admiral on 1 December 1916 and full admiral on 1 December 1922. He was a member of the Supreme War Council from 1920 onward. Prince Hiroyasu succeeded his father as the twenty-third head of the house of Fushimi in 1923. Admiral Prince Fushimi became the chief of the Naval General Staff on 2 February 1932, replacing Admiral Abo Kiyokazu, and held the post to 9 April 1941. USS Port Royal (CG-73), a Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser, launched in 1992. ... Category: ... The Asahi was the second of the Shikishima-class of battleships. ... HMS Hood (left) and the battleship HMS Barham (right), in Malta, 1937. ... Vice Admiral is a naval rank of three star level, equivalent to Lieutenant General in seniority. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Admiral is the rank, or part of the name of the ranks, of the highest naval officers. ... December 1 is the 335th (in leap years the 336th) day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Supreme War Council was de-facto inner cabinet of Japan prior and during World War II. Among memberes were Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Minister of War, the Minister of the Navy, the chiefs of the General Staffs of both the Army and the Navy. ... The Imperial Japanese Navy General Staff or Gunreibo Socho, was in charge of Imperial Japanese Navy planning and operations. ... February 2 is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... April 9 is the 99th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (100th in leap years). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film) 1941 (MCMXLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1941 calendar). ...


Prince Fushimi received the largely honorary rank of fleet admiral on 27 May 1932. He supported the "southward advance" into northern French Indochina and the Dutch East Indies, but expressed reservations about the Tripartite Pact during the 19 September 1940 Imperial Conference. He remained a member of the Supreme War Council throughout the Pacific War, but officially retired from the active list in 1945. Fleet Admiral ) was the highest rank in the prewar Imperial Japanese Navy. ... May 27 is the 147th day (148th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar, with 218 days remaining. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... French Indochina was a federation of protectorates in Southeast Asia, part of the French colonial empire. ... The Dutch East Indies, or Netherlands East Indies, (Dutch: Nederlands-Indië) was the name of the colonies set up by the Dutch East India Company, which came under administration of the Netherlands during the 19th century (see Indonesia). ... Axis Powers signing with Saburo Kurusu, Galeazzo Ciano and Adolf Hitler in 1940. ... September 19 is the 262nd day of the year (263rd in leap years). ... 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... US landings in the Pacific, 1942–1945 The Pacific War was the part of World War II that occurred in the Pacific Ocean, its islands, and in East Asia, 1937 to 1945. ...


After the war, Prince Fushimi was the honorary president of the Imperial Life Boat Association, the Japan Seamen's Relief Association, the Cancer Research Society, the Naval Club, the Japan-German Society, and the Scientific and Chemical Research Institute.


He died in Tokyo on 16 August 1946. August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...


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