Meiji Constitution, constitution of Japan from 1889 to 1947. After the Meiji Restoration (1868), Japans leaders sought to create a constitution that would define Japan as a capable, modern nation deserving of Western respect while preserving their own power.Meiji Constitution, constitution of Japan from 1889 to 1947. After the Meiji Restoration
When was Meiji Constitution written?
February 11, 1889 Promulgated on February 11, 1889, the Meiji Constitution was a major landmark in the making of the modern Japanese state and in Japans drive to become one of the worlds advanced, “civilized” powers.
When and whom Meiji Constitution implemented?
The Meiji constitution was promulgated by the emperor in 1889 and was replaced by the present constitution which was promulgated in November 1946 and put into action in May 1947.
Which year was the new constitution announced in Japan?
1946 On November 3, 1946, Emperor Hirohito announced the new constitution, so that the Japanese people would see it as legitimate.