Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado and her family

Her Imperial Highness Princess Takamado

  • Name
    • Hisako
  • Lineage
    • Eldest Daughter of the late Shigejiro Tottori
  • Date of Birth
    • 10 July 1953
  • Honorary Positions
    • Patron of the Japan Grass Ski Association
    • Patron of the Federation of Japan Amateur Orchestras Corp
    • Honorary President of the Ikebana International
    • Honorary President of the Amateur Rubberball Baseball Association of Japan
    • Honorary President of the All Japan Archery Federation
    • Honorary President of the Japan Fencing Federation
    • Honorary President of the Marine Rescue Japan
    • Honorary President of the Japan Hockey Association
    • Honorary Patron of the Japan Football Association
    • Honorary President of the Japan Spanish Society
    • Honorary Patron of Center For Promotion Of Folk-Performing Arts
    • Honorary President of the Inamori Foundation
    • Honorary President of the Japan Sailing Federation
    • Honorary Chairman of Japan Squash Association
    • Honorary President of Junior Sea Friend's Federation of Japan
    • Honorary Patron of the Japan National Student Association Fund
    • Honorary Patron of the Asiatic Society of Japan
    • Honorary Patron of Les Amies de Langue Francaise
    • Honorary Governorship of the Japan-Egypt Association
    • Honorary Patron of the Canada-Japan Society
    • Honorary President of BirdLife International
    • Honorary Chairman of The International Kyudo Federation
    • Honorary President of the Prince Takamado Memorial Foundation for Japan-Korea Exchange
    • Honorary Chairman of the International Education Center Supporter Association
    • Honorary Vice-President of the Japanese Red Cross Society
    • Honorary Patron for Asia, Bird life International's Rare Bird Club
  • Education
    • 1975 - Graduated from the University of Cambridge (Girton College),U.K.
    • 1979 - Awarded MA (Cantab) from the University of Cambridge,U.K.
    • 2012 - Granted Ph.D, from the Osaka University of Arts, Japan
  • Honorary Doctorates
    • 2004 - LL.D, University of Alberta, Canada
    • 2004 - LL.D, University of Prince Edward Island, Canada
    • 2014 - Ed.D, Hannam University, Korea

Marriage

  • Imperial House Council
    • 1 August 1984
  • Engagement Ceremony (Nosai no Gi)
    • 17 September 1984
  • Marriage
    • 6 December 1984

Children

  • Eldest Daughter
    • Her Imperial Highness Princess Tsuguko
    • Date of Birth: 8 March 1986
    • 2004-2008 Studied abroad at the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, U.K.
    • 2013 Graduated from the School of International Liberal Studies, Waseda University.
    • Currently working at the Japan Committee for UNICEF.
  • Second Daughter
    • Her Imperial Highness Princess Noriko
    • Date of Birth: 22 July 1988
    • 2011 Graduated from the Department of Psychology in the Faculty of Letters, Gakushuin University.
  • Third Daughter
    • Her Imperial Highness Princess Ayako
    • Date of Birth: 15 September 1990
    • 2013 Graduated Josai International University and accepted into the graduate school.

His Imperial Highness Prince Takamado

  • Name
    • Norihito
  • Lineage
    • Third Son of Prince Mikasa
  • Date of Birth
    • 29 December 1954
  • Coming of Age Ceremony
    • 29 December 19740 (at the age of 20)
  • Deceased
    • 21 November 2002
  • Education
    • 1978 - Graduated from the Department of Law in the Faculty of Law, Gakushuin University
    • 1978-1981 - Studied abroad at Queen's University, Kingston, Canada
    • 1981-2002 - Administrator at the Japan Foundation
  • Honorary Doctorate
    • 1991 - LL.D, Queen's University, Kingston, Canada