Prince Tomohito of Mikasa
Japanese princeDied when: 66 years 153 days (797 months)
Star Sign: Capricorn
Prince Tomohito of Mikasa (寛仁親王 Tomohito Shinnō, 5 January 1946 – 6 June 2012) was a member of the Imperial House of Japan and the eldest son of Takahito, Prince Mikasa and Yuriko, Princess Mikasa.
He was a first cousin of Emperor Akihito, and was formerly sixth in the line of succession to the Japanese throne and the heir apparent to the princely house of Mikasa-no-miya and the title "Prince Mikasa".
Prince Tomohito was the first member of the Imperial House of Japan with a full beard since Emperor Meiji, thus earning him the popular nickname of the "Bearded Prince" (ヒゲの殿下 Hige no Denka).
He died of cancer on 6 June 2012, aged 66.