Imperial Majesty (style)

Imperial Majesty (style)

Imperial Majesty ("His/Her Imperial Majesty", abbreviated as "HIM") is a style used by Emperors and Empresses. The style is used to distinguish the status of an emperor/empress from that of a king/queen, who are simply styled Majesty (HM).

Today the style has mainly fallen from use with the exception of the Emperor and Empress of Japan (in _ja. 陛下, _ja. "heika").

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