Emperor Meiji of Japan (Mutsuhito)

Japan has a new emperor...and a new era (the "Reiwa" era, meaning either "fortunate" or "auspicious" and "peace" or "harmony") has begun. There was certainly alot of media coverage of the event and attended by VIPs from all around the world. The ascension ceremony itself was very elaborate and adhered to Japan's century-old traditions. You …

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