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Who is Sayako Kuroda, the former Princess Nori of Japan?

Sayako Kuroda was born on 18 April 1969 as the first daughter and third child of the then Crown Prince Akihito and then Crown Princess Michiko. Her grandfather, Emperor Shōwa, named her Sayako and gave her the title of The Princess Nori. From birth, she was also entitled to the style of Imperial Highness. According to her mother, Sayako was born two weeks before expected and was a genuinely sweet…
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