Empire of Japan
November 28, 2021
Empire of Japan or the official name is The Great Empire of Japan (Japanese: 大日本帝国; Romachi: Dai Nippon Teikoku) was the easternmost empire and one of the world's superpowers. In the 19th and 20th centuries, it was established after the Meiji Restoration on January 3, 1868, and ended on May 3, 1947 after the defeat of the Japanese Empire in World War II. In this era, many industries are rapidly emerging in Japan. including military might Under the principle of Fukoku Kyohei (Japanese: 富国強兵; Romaji: A Prosperous Country strong military), leading to a new world power. The last one was joining the Axis powers in World War II. and able to conquer the entire Asia-Pacific region That made 1942 the highest point of the Japanese Empire. with a vast territory of 7,400,000 square kilometers Following the military successes of the Second Sino-Japanese War and the Pacific War The Empire of Japan began to suffer defeat in many battles in the Pacific Ocean. including the nuclear bombings on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. That made the Japanese Empire Surrendered to the Allies on September 2, 1945, at a time when the Allies led by the United States took control of Japan. A new constitution was drawn up in which the United States participated. The new constitution came into force on May 3, 1947, marking the end of the Japanese Empire.