Grand Steward's Secretariat

Grand Steward
The Grand Steward's Secretariat is the head department of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan.wikipedia
24 Related Articles

Imperial Household Agency

Imperial Household MinistryImperial HouseholdImperial Household Minister
The Grand Steward's Secretariat is the head department of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan.
The current Grand Steward is Shin'ichirō Yamamoto.

Shingo Haketa

He served as Grand Steward of the Imperial Household Agency from 1 April 2005 to 1 June 2012.

Emperor of Japan

EmperorMonarchJapanese Emperor
The origins of the structure of the Imperial Household can be traced back to the reign of Emperor Monmu, with the organisation of the government structure in 701 AD.

Emperor Monmu

MonmuEmperor MommuMommu
The origins of the structure of the Imperial Household can be traced back to the reign of Emperor Monmu, with the organisation of the government structure in 701 AD.

Anno Domini

ADBCChristian era
The origins of the structure of the Imperial Household can be traced back to the reign of Emperor Monmu, with the organisation of the government structure in 701 AD.

Naruhito

Crown Prince NaruhitoEmperor NaruhitoNaruhito, Crown Prince of Japan
Prince Naruhito, in May 2004, criticized the then-Grand Steward, Toshio Yuasa, for putting pressure on Masako Owada, Naruhito's wife, to bear a male child.

Empress Masako

Crown Princess MasakoMasako OwadaMasako
Prince Naruhito, in May 2004, criticized the then-Grand Steward, Toshio Yuasa, for putting pressure on Masako Owada, Naruhito's wife, to bear a male child.

Chauffeur

driverdriverschauffeur-driven
The Grand Steward is the head of the secretariat, and is responsible for managing the part of the household staff who are omote, or "outside the house"; these employees serve as drivers, cooks, gardeners, or administrative officials.

Cook (domestic worker)

cookcookskitchen boy
The Grand Steward is the head of the secretariat, and is responsible for managing the part of the household staff who are omote, or "outside the house"; these employees serve as drivers, cooks, gardeners, or administrative officials.

Gardener

green thumbgardeninggardener's cottage
The Grand Steward is the head of the secretariat, and is responsible for managing the part of the household staff who are omote, or "outside the house"; these employees serve as drivers, cooks, gardeners, or administrative officials.

2019 Japanese imperial transition

abdicatedabdicationabdication of Emperor Akihito
The Imperial Household Council consists of the prime minister, the speaker and vice-speaker of the House of Representatives, the president and vice-president of the House of Councillors, the grand steward of the Imperial Household Agency, the chief justice and one justice of the Supreme Court, and two members of the imperial family.

Heisei

Heisei periodHeisei eraHeisei-era
On January 7, 1989, at 07:55 AM JST, the Grand Steward of Japan's Imperial Household Agency, Shōichi Fujimori, announced Emperor Hirohito's death at 6:33 AM JST, and revealed details about his cancer for the first time.

Death and funeral of Hirohito

Rites of Imperial Funeral1989death
On 7 January 1989, at 7:55 am, the Grand Steward of Japan's Imperial Household Agency, Shōichi Fujimori, officially announced the death of Emperor Hirohito at 6:33 am, and revealed details about his cancer for the first time.

Controversies surrounding Yasukuni Shrine

controversialvisits to Yasukuni Shrinecontroversial symbol
According to a memorandum released in 2006 kept by Imperial Household Agency Grand Steward Tomohiko Tomita, Hirohito stated that the reason he stopped visiting the shrine was because of the decision to enshrine class A war criminals.

Meyer Löw Schomberg

Meyer Low Schomberg
The Royal College of Physicians admitted him as a licentiate on 19 March 1722 (giving his word and his bond, he was allowed to put off paying the £20 fee for that honour), on 12 January 1726 he became a fellow of the Royal Society, and finally in 1730 he was admitted to the freemasons' lodge of the Premier Grand Lodge of England at the Swan and Rummer, Finch Lane (serving as its grand steward in 1734).