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# abdication - Tuesday 30 April, 2019

Japan's emperor formally steps down in country's first abdication for 200 years

His son Naruhito is now preparing to take the Chrysanthemum Throne.

# abdication - Monday 8 August, 2016

Japan's Emperor Akihito hints that he wishes to abdicate due to failing health

However there’s currently no legal mechanism for him to step down.

# abdication - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From The42 'Fathers will tell their grandchildren': GAA community reacts to Shefflin's retirement Abdication

'Fathers will tell their grandchildren': GAA community reacts to Shefflin's retirement

From inter-county peers to people who just loved to watch him do his thing, here are some tributes paid to The King today.

# abdication - Sunday 15 June, 2014

King Juan Carlos is giving up his throne, but maybe not his immunity

That’s if the Government have anything to do with it.

# abdication - Tuesday 3 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The Irish Mirror's headline about the King of Spain is a work of genius Nailed It

# abdication - Thursday 4 July, 2013

King Albert II hands Belgium throne to his son

The 79-year-old intends to step aside on 21 July, Belgium’s national day, in favour of his son Prince Philippe.

# abdication - Monday 28 January, 2013

Netherlands' Queen Beatrix to hand throne to eldest son

Beatrix, who turns 75 this week, will step down in April – on the same date that her mother stood down in 1980.