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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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  • Juan Carlos I of Spain

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  • Nicholas II of Russia
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  • Catherine II of Russia
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  • Charles II of England

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