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.
Torstenson War
The Torstenson war, Hannibal controversy or Hannibal War (Norwegian: Hannibalsfeiden) was a short period of conflict between Sweden and Denmark–Norway which occurred in 1643 to 1645 during the wan...
Torstenson War - Wikipedia
William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg
William of Jülich-Cleves-Berge (William I of Cleves, William V of Jülich-Berg) (German: Wilhelm der Reiche; 28 July 1516 – 5 January 1592) was a Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg (1539–1592).William was ...
William, Duke of Jülich-Cleves-Berg - Wikipedia
Louise Marie Anne de Bourbon
Louise Marie Anne de Bourbon, Légitimée de France, Mademoiselle de Tours (Saint-Germaine-en-Laye, 18 November 1674 – Bourbon, 15 September 1681) was the illegitimate daughter of Louis XIV of France an...
Louise Marie Anne de Bourbon - Wikipedia
Hiero II of Syracuse
Hiero II (Greek: Ἱέρων Β΄; c. 308 BC – 215 BC) was the Greek Sicilian king of Syracuse from 270 to 215 BC, and the illegitimate son of a Syracusan noble, Hierocles, who claimed descent from Gelon....
Hiero II of Syracuse - Wikipedia
Royal visits to Manchester and Salford during the reign of Queen Victoria
Royal visits to Manchester and the surrounding areas in the nineteenth century signify important achievements in the city’s history and offer an insight into the development of the area during this pe...
Royal visits to Manchester and Salford during the reign of Queen Victoria - 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
Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor
Frederick III (21 September 1415 – 19 August 1493), called the Peaceful, was the Holy Roman Emperor from 1452 until his death. Prior to his imperial coronation, he was hereditary Duke of Austri...
Frederick III, Holy Roman Emperor - Wikipedia
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
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
Al-Mustansir Billah
Abū Tamīm Ma'add al-Mustanṣir bi-llāh (Arabic: المستنصر‎) (July 5, 1029 – January 10, 1094) was the eighth caliph of the Fatimid Caliphate from 1036 until 1094.He was the longest reigning M...
Al-Mustansir Billah - 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
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
The Laird o Logie
The Laird O Logie or The Laird Of Logie is Child ballad number 182.
Young Logie (or Ochiltrie) is imprisoned, to hang. May Margaret comes to court to plead for his life. She is unable to win a p...
Paraguayan War
The Paraguayan War (Spanish: Guerra del Paraguay; Portuguese: Guerra do Paraguai), also known as the War of the Triple Alliance (Spanish: Guerra de la Triple Alianza; Portuguese: Guerr...
Paraguayan War - Wikipedia
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...