Imperial Japan: The Oldest Hereditary Monarchy In The World | Asia’s Monarchies | Timeline

Imperial Japan: The Oldest Hereditary Monarchy In The World | Asia's Monarchies | Timeline

The Japanese Imperial family is the oldest hereditary monarchy in the world, dating back to the sixth century BC. However, its central role Japan has not prevented controversy in recent years. Through personal scandals, and vagaries of the hereditary system, even to their own biology, it’s
been a rocky time. But what is left if every tradition is changeable?

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