The guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Naruhito

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Some time ago I posted the royal guestlist for the inthronisation of Emperor Akihito of Japan in 1990. Who came to Japan for the inthronisation of his son Emperor Naruhito in Tokyo on 22 October 2019? And which family members attended? The list might not be complete, additions are welcome.

Members of the Japanese imperial family

  • Emperor Naruhito
  • Empress Masako
  • Crown Prince Fumihito (Prince Akishino)
  • Crown Princess Kiko
  • Princess Mako of Akishino
  • Princess Kako of Akishino
  • Prince Hitachi (Masahito)
  • Princess Hitachi (Hanako)
  • Princess Tomohito (Nobuko)
  • Princess Akiko of Mikasa
  • Princess Yoko of Mikasa
  • Princess Takamado (Hisako)
  • Princess Tsuguko of Takamado

The Emperor Emeritus Akihito and the Empress Emerita Michiko only attended the tea party that was held on 23 October 2019.

Princess Mikasa (Yuriko) did not attend because of old age. She is 96 years old. Princess Aiko and Prince Hisahito didn’t attend as they are not yet adults.

Imperial Household Agency

Other family members

  • Yoshiki Kuroda
  • Sayako Kuroda, former Princess of Japan
  • Noriko Senge, former Princess of Japan
  • Kei Moriya
  • Ayako Moriya, former Princess of Japan
  • Hisanaga Shimazu
  • Takako Shimazu, former Princess of Japan
  • Tadateru Konoe
  • Yasuko Konoe, former Princess of Mikasa
  • Sen Soshitsu XVI
  • Masako Sen, former Princess of Mikasa
  • Hisashi Owada, father of Empress Masako
  • Yumiko Owada, mother of Empress Masako

Foreign royal guests

  • Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain
  • King Philippe of the Belgians
  • Queen Mathilde of the Belgians
  • King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck of Bhutan
  • Queen Jetsun Pema of Bhutan
  • Hassanal Bolkiah, The Sultan and Yang di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam
  • Prince ‘Abdul Mateen of Brunei Darussalam
  • King Norodom Sihamoni of Cambodia
  • Princess Norodom Arunrasmy of Cambodia
  • Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark
  • Crown Princess Mary of Denmark
  • King Mswati III of Eswatini
  • LaMashwama of Eswatini
  • Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan
  • Sheikh Nasser Muhammad Al Ahmad Al Sabah of Kuwait
  • King Letsie III of Lesotho
  • Queen Masenate of Lesotho
  • Hereditary Prince Alois of Liechtenstein
  • Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg
  • Sultan Abdullah of Pahang, The Yang di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia
  • Tunku Hajah Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, The Raja Permaisuri Agong of Malaysia
  • Reigning Prince Albert II of Monaco
  • Prince Moulay Rachid of Morocco
  • King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
  • Queen Máxima of the Netherlands
  • Crown Prince Haakon of Norway
  • Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, The Emir of Qatar
  • Tuimaleali’ifano Sualauvi II of Samoa
  • Prince Turki Bin Mohammed Bin Fahd Al Saud of Saudi Arabia
  • King Felipe VI of Spain
  • Queen Letizia of Spain
  • King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
  • Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden
  • King Tupou VI of Tonga
  • Queen Nanasipauʻu of Tonga
  • The Prince of Wales

The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia cancelled his presence.

Live Blog

Emperor Naruhito’s Enthronement Ceremony: Live Blog (October 22, 2019) by Nippon.com

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