Atsuko Ikeda

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Princess Yori
Princess Atsuko edit.jpg
Princess Atsuko, c. 1951
Born (1931-03-07) 7 March 1931 (age 89)
Tokyo Imperial Palace, Tokyo, Japan
Takamasa Ikeda
(m. 1952; died 2012)
Full name
Atsuko (厚子)
HouseImperial House of Japan
FatherEmperor Shōwa
MotherEmpress Kōjun

Atsuko Ikeda (池田厚子, Ikeda Atsuko, born 7 March 1931), formerly Atsuko, Princess Yori (順宮厚子内親王, Yori-no-miya Atsuko Naishinnō), is the widow of Marquis Takamasa Ikeda (池田隆政, Ikeda Takamasa) and fourth daughter of Emperor Shōwa and Empress Kōjun. She is the older sister of Emperor Akihito. She married Takamasa Ikeda on 10 October 1952. As a result, she gave up her imperial title and left the Japanese Imperial Family, as required by law.[1]

Titles and styles[change | change source]

  • 7 March 1931 – 10 October 1952: Her Imperial Highness The Princess Yori
  • 10 October 1952 – present: Mrs. Takamasa Ikeda

References[change | change source]

  1. "池田氏(備前岡山藩) (Okayama-Ikeda genealogy)". Reichsarchiv. Retrieved 3 September 2017. (in Japanese)