Longest-reigning monarchs
This is the list of the longest-reigning monarchs of all time, detailing monarchs and lifelong leaders who reigned for more than 50 years, sorted by length of reign.
Photos of Queen Elizabeth's Style - How the British Queen's Fashion Has Evolved
The British monarch's best dresses (and hats!) through the decades.
Queen Offers To Restore British Rule Over United States - The New Yorker
LONDON (The Borowitz Report)—In an unexpected televised address on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth II offered to restore British rule over the United States of America.
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
End of an era: a look at the life of King Bhumibol Adulyadej
After more than 70 years as monarch of Thailand, King Bhumibol Adulyadej’s reign has come to an end. Bhumibol, the longest-reigning monarch in the world, held a demigod-like status in Thailand, with w
Ramesses II - Ancient Mysteries - The Secret Life of King Ramses II 1/3
Ramses II was perhaps the greatest pharaoh to rule ancient Egypt. His reign lasted 67 years--it was one of the longest in Egyptian history. As king of one of...
Photos of Queen Elizabeth's Style - How the British Queen's Fashion Has Evolved
The British monarch's best dresses (and hats!) through the decades.
Ivan the Terrible (film)
Ivan the Terrible (Russian: Иван Грозный, Ivan Grozniy) is a two-part historical epic film about Ivan IV of Russia commissioned by Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin, who admired and identified himsel...
Ivan the Terrible (film) - Wikipedia
Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies
Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn is widely expected to succeed his father but has asked for time to mourn with the Thai people. Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha says the appointment of a successo...
Sobhuza II
Sobhuza II, (also known as Nkhotfotjeni, Mona ) (22 July 1899 – 21 August 1982) was the Paramount Chief and later King of Swaziland for 82 years, the longest verifiable reign of any monarch in r...
Sobhuza II - Wikipedia
Bernard VII, Lord of Lippe
Bernard VII of Lippe (4 December 1428 – 2 April 1511) was the ruler of the Lordship of Lippe from 1429 until his death. Because of the many bloody feuds in which he was involved, he was nicknamed "th...
Bernard VII, Lord of Lippe - Wikipedia
Haakon VII of Norway
Haakon VII ([ho̞ːkɔ̞̈n]) (Prince Carl of Denmark and Iceland, born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel) (3 August 1872 – 21 September 1957), known as Prince Carl of Denmark unt...
Haakon VII of Norway - Wikipedia
Proclamation For the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue
King George III's Royal Proclamation For the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for the Preventing and Punishing of Vice, Profaneness and Immorality exhorted the British public against sexually ex...
William IV, Count of Henneberg-Schleusingen
Count William IV of Henneberg-Schleusingen (c.1475 – 24 January 1559), a member of the House of Henneberg, was a ruler of the County of Henneberg, within the Holy Roman Empire.The son of William...
William IV, Count of Henneberg-Schleusingen - Wikipedia
Heinrich XI, Prince Reuss of Greiz
Heinrich XI, Prince Reuss of Greiz (German: Heinrich XI Fürst Reuß zu Greiz; 18 March 1722 – 28 June 1800) was the first Prince Reuss of Greiz from 1778 to 1800.
Heinrich XI was...
Heinrich XI, Prince Reuss of Greiz - Wikipedia
Tampin
Tampin (Jawi script: تمڤين; is both a town and a district in Negeri Sembilan, Malaysia, however part of the town spills over into the neighbouring state of Malacca, as it is located along the Malacca-...
Tampin - Wikipedia
Raub Lake Park
Raub Lake Park (Malay: Taman Tasik Raub) is a lake park located about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) from Raub District in Pahang, Malaysia. People can relax around the lake area and also rent boats ...
Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt
Ernest Louis of Hesse-Darmstadt (German: Ernst Ludwig) (15 December 1667, Gotha – 12 September 1739, Einhausen) was Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt from 1678 to 1739. His parents were Landgrave Louis...
Ernest Louis, Landgrave of Hesse-Darmstadt - Wikipedia
Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach
Christian Augustus (German: Christian August) (26 July 1622 – 23 April 1708) was the Count Palatine of Sulzbach from 1632 until 1708.
Christian Augustus was born in Sulzbach in 1622 as the eldest ...
Christian Augustus, Count Palatine of Sulzbach - Wikipedia
Nimbalkar
The Nimbalkar is a Maratha clan, which derives its surname from the forest of Nimbalak in Phaltan taluka, Satara district, Maharashtra, India.Some Nimbalkars served as head of the deshmukhs (sardeshmu...
Nimbalkar - Wikipedia
Bhagvat Singh
Bhagvatsingh Sahib (24 October 1865 – 9 March 1944) was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Gondal from 1869 till his death in 1944, in whose reign the state was raised to 11-gun salute state...
Bhagvat Singh - Wikipedia
Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth
Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth (30 January 1581 in Cölln – 30 May 1655 in Bayreuth) was a member of the House of Hohenzollern and Margrave of Brandenburg-Kulmbach (later renamed Bra...
Christian, Margrave of Brandenburg-Bayreuth - Wikipedia
George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe
Georg Wilhelm, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (20 December 1784 – 21 November 1860) was a Count and later Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe.
He was born in Bückeburg the son of Philipp II, Count of Schaumbur...
George William, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe - Wikipedia
Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden
Charles Frederick, 1st Grand Duke of Baden (22 November 1728 – 10 June 1811) was Margrave, elector and later Grand Duke of Baden (initially only margrave of Baden-Durlach) from 1738 until his death.<...
Charles Frederick, Grand Duke of Baden - Wikipedia
John Louis, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken
Count John Louis of Nassau-Saarbrücken (19 October 1472 in Saarbrücken – 4 June 1545 in ibid.) was the posthumous son of Count John II and his second wife, Elisabeth of Württemberg-Urach.In 1492...
John Louis, Count of Nassau-Saarbrücken - Wikipedia
Louis XIV of France
Louis XIV (5 September 1638 – 1 September 1715), known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who ruled as King of Fr...
Louis XIV of France - Wikipedia
Shōwa Restoration
The Shōwa Restoration (昭和維新 shōwaishin) was promoted by Japanese author Kita Ikki, with the goal of restoring power to the newly enthroned Japanese Emperor Hirohito and abolishing the liberal Taishō d...
Henry Frederick, Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg
Henry Frederick, Count of Hohenlohe-Langenburg (born 7 September 1625 in Langenburg; died: 2 June 1699 ibid) was the youngest child of Count Philip Ernest of Hohenlohe-Langenburg and his wife Countess...
Jagatjit Singh
Jagatjit Singh Bahadur (24 November 1872 – 19 June 1949) was the ruling Maharaja of the princely state of Kapurthala in the British Empire of India from 1877 until his death in 1949.He ascended the th...
Jagatjit Singh - Wikipedia