Famous Visitors: Prince Yasuhiko Asaka and Princess Nobuko Asaka

Prince Yasuhiko Asaka of Japan and his spouse Princess Nobuko Asaka, with their entourage on the steps of the Peace Palace. On the far right, Dr. Jacob ter Meulen, Director of the Peace Palace Library. Date 1925. Photo collection Carnegie Foundation.

General Prince Yasuhiko Asaka (1887-1981) of Japan was the founder of a collateral branch of the Japanese imperial family and a career officer in the Imperial Japanese Army. Son-in-law of Emperor Meiji and uncle by marriage of Emperor Shōwa (Hirohito).

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