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Emperor Taishō (大正天皇, Taishō-tennō, 31 August 1879 – 25 December 1926) wis the 123rd Emperor o Japan, accordin tae the tradeetional order o succession, reignin frae 30 Julie 1912, till his daith in 1926.

Emperor Taishō
Emperor Taishō.jpg
Emperor o Japan
Ring 30 Julie 1912 –
25 December 1926
Enthronement 10 November 1915
Predecessor Meiji
Successor Shōwa
Prime Meenisters
Born 31 August 1879(1879-08-31)
Tokyo, Japan
Dee'd 25 December 1926(1926-12-25) (aged 47)
Hayama, Kanagawa, Japan
Buirial Hachiōji, Tokyo, Japan
Spouse Empress Teimei
Issue Emperor Shōwa
Prince Chichibu
Prince Takamatsu
Prince Mikasa
Full name
Yoshihito (嘉仁)
Hoose Imperial Hoose o Japan
Faither Meiji
Mither Yanagiwara Naruko
Seegnatur Emperor Taishō 大正天皇's signature

The Emperor’s personal name wis Yoshihito (嘉仁). Accordin tae Japanese customs, the emperor haes na name durin his reign an is anly cried the (present) Emperor. Lik aw ither Japanese emperors, syne his daith he haes been kent bi a posthumous name that, accordin tae a practice datin tae his predecessor's daith in 1912, is the name o the era coincidin wi his reign. Havin ruled durin the Taishō period (literally Great Righteousness), he is nou kent as Emperor Taishō. As this is nae a personal name, mair accurately he should be referred tae as "the Taishō emperor".

Awtho ootside Japan he is whiles referred tae as Yoshihito or Emperor Yoshihito, in Japan deceased emperors are referred tae anly bi thair posthumous names.