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List of Famous Monarchs

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List of the most notable and famous Monarchs in the world, with photos when available. Most prominent Monarchs worldwide and top Monarchs in America can be found on this list ordered by their level of prominence,. From reputable Monarchs to the lesser known Monarchs in history and today, these are the top Monarchs in their field, and should answer the question "who are the most famous Monarchs in the world?". List ranges from Alexander III of Russia to Wisnuwardhana and more. You may want to copy this fact-based list to build your own just like it, re-rank it to fit your views, then publish it to share it on Facebook, Twitter or any other social sites you frequent. (156 Items)
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    Elizabeth II is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Elizabeth II is the Queen of 16 of the 53 member states in the Commonwealth of Nations. She is Head of the Commonwealth and Supreme Governor of the Church of England. Upon her accession on 6 February 1952, Elizabeth became Head of the Commonwealth and queen regnant of seven independent Commonwealth ...more

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    • Age: age 89
    • Birthplace: Mayfair, London, London, England
    • Credits: Royal Heritage, Monarchy: The Royal Family at Work
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    Alexander the Great

    Alexander the Great is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Alexander III of Macedon, commonly known as Alexander the Great, was a King of the Ancient Greek kingdom of Macedon and a member of the Argead dynasty. Born in Pella in 356 BC, Alexander succeeded his father, Philip II, to the throne at the age of twenty. He spent most of his ruling years on an ...more

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    • Age: Died at 33 (355 BC-322 BC)
    • Birthplace: Pella, Greece
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    Juan Carlos de Borbón appeared in the film Unit 7. more

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    • Age: age 77
    • Birthplace: Rome, Italy
    • Profession: Politician
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    Henry VIII of England is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Henry VIII was King of England from 21 April 1509 until his death. He was Lord, and later assumed the Kingship, of Ireland, and continued the nominal claim by English monarchs to the Kingdom of France. Henry was the second monarch of the Tudor dynasty, succeeding his father, Henry VII. Besides his six ...more

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    • Age: Died at 56 (1491-1547)
    • Birthplace: Eurasia, Greenwich, United Kingdom, London, England, + more
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    Ivan the Terrible

    Ivan the Terrible is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Ivan IV Vasilyevich, commonly known as Ivan the Terrible, was the Grand Prince of Moscow from 1533 to 1547 and Tsar of All the Russias from 1547 until his death. His long reign saw the conquest of the Khanates of Kazan, Astrakhan and Siberia, transforming Russia into a multiethnic and multiconfessional ...more

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    • Age: Died at 54 (1530-1584)
    • Birthplace: Kolomenskoye, Russia
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    Nicholas II of Russia is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Nicholas II of Russia (Nikolai Aleksandrovich Romanov) (18 May[O.S. 6 May]1868 – 17 July[O.S. 4 July]1918) (Russian: Никола́й II, Nikolay II) was the last Emperor of Russia, King of Poland, and Grand Duke of Finland. He ruled from 1894 until his forced abdication in 1917. Nicholas proved unable to ...more

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    • Age: Died at 50 (1868-1918)
    • Birthplace: Pushkin^! Saint Petersburg, Tsarskoye Selo, Russia
    • Profession: Politician
    • Credits: The Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
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    Louis XIV of France

    Louis XIV of France is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great or the Sun King, was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of France from 1643 until his death. His reign of 72 years and 110 days is the longest of any monarch of a major country in European history. Louis began his personal rule of France in 1661 after ...more

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    • Age: Died at 77 (1638-1715)
    • Birthplace: Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
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    Peter the Great is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Monarchs
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    Peter the Great, Peter I or Pyotr Alexeyevich ruled the Tsardom of Russia and later the Russian Empire from 7 May until his death, jointly ruling before 1696 with his half-brother. Through a number of successful wars he expanded the Tsardom into a much larger empire that became a major European power.more

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    • Age: Died at 53 (1672-1725)
    • Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
    • Profession: Statesman, Politician
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