Fumihito, Prince Akishino

Second son of Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko
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Fumihito, Crown Prince Akishino[1][2] (皇嗣文仁親王, Kōshi Fumihito Shinnō, born 30 November 1965) is a member of the Japanese imperial family.

Crown Prince of Japan
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Prince Akishino during his visit to Brasília, November 2015
BornFumihito (文仁)
(1965-11-30) 30 November 1965 (age 55)
Imperial Household Agency Hospital, Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Kiko Kawashima (m. 1990)
HouseImperial House of Japan
MotherMichiko Shōda

Fumihito was born in Imperial Household Hospital in Tokyo, He is the younger brother of Emperor Naruhito and the younger son of Emperor Emeritus Akihito and Empress Emerita Michiko.

He is the heir presumptive to the Chrysanthemum Throne. He has had the title Akishino-no-miya (秋篠宮, Akishino-no-miya, generally translated into English as Prince Akishino) and has headed his own branch of the imperial family.[3]


  1. Their Imperial Highnesses Crown Prince and Crown Princess Akishino and their family - names - official website of the Imperial Household Agency
  2. "English Titles and Basic words relating to the Imperial Succession" (PDF). Imperial Household Agency. 10 April 2019. Retrieved 29 April 2019.
  3. Kunaicho: personal histories Archived 26 July 2007 at WebCite