Their Imperial Highnesses the Crown Prince and Crown Princess

His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince

  • Name
    • Naruhito
  • Lineage
    • Eldest Son of His Majesty the Emperor
  • Date of Birth
    • 23 February 1960
  • The Personal Title for Young Members(Been conferred in accordance with the Imperial Family's tradition of appellation)
    • Prince Hiro(Hiro-no-Miya)
  • Coming of Age Ceremony
    • 23 February 1980 (at the age of 20)
  • Investiture as Crown Prince
    • 23 February 1991
  • Honorary Positions
    • Honorary Vice-President of the Japanese Red Cross Society
    • Honorary President of the United Nations Secretary-General's Advisory Board on Water and Sanitation
    • Honorary President for Japan of the 400th Anniversary of Japan-Spain Relations
    • Honorary President for Japan of the 150th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Switzerland
  • Education
    • 1982 - Graduated from the Department of History in the Faculty of Letters of Gakushuin University
    • 1983-1985 - Studied abroad at Merton College, University of Oxford, UK
    • 1988 - Completed first part of doctorate at the Graduate School of Humanities of Gakushuin University
    • 1992 - Became guest researcher in the archives of Gakushuin University

Her Imperial Highness the Crown Princess

  • Name
    • Masako
  • Lineage
    • Eldest Daughter of Mr. Hisashi Owada
  • Date of Birth
    • 9 December 1963
  • Honorary Positions
    • Honorary Vice-President of the Japanese Red Cross Society
  • Education
    • 1985 - Graduated from the Faculty of Economics of Harvard University, USA
    • 1987 - Left Tokyo University
    • 1987 - Entered Ministry of Foreign Affairs
    • 1988-1990 - Studied abroad at Balliol College, University of Oxford, UK
    • 1993 - Left the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Marriage

  • Imperial House Council
    • 19 January 1993
  • Engagement Ceremony (Nosai no Gi)
    • 12 April 1993
  • Marriage
    • 9 June 1993

Children

  1. Her Imperial Highness Princess Aiko
  2. Date of Birth : 1 December 2001
  3. The Personal Title for Young Members : Princess Toshi (Toshi-no-Miya)
  4. First year student at Gakushuin Girl's Junior High School