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Elizabeth is not the first.. know the longest-reigning kings

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publish date 1970-01-01 03:00:00

After Britain announced, last Thursday, the news of the death of Queen Elizabeth II, at the age of 96, many wondered about the longest-reigning kings in history, as it was often referred to the late Queen of Britain as the most surviving in power, and in this connection, browse the site countryliving A list of a number of the longest-reigning kings throughout history, one of whom exceeded the reign of Queen Elizabeth, which we review in the following report.


The report from the source

Louis XIV the longest-reigning king

At the top of the list is King Louis XIV of France, who ruled his country from May 14, 1643 until September 1, 1715 – with a total reign of 72 years and 110 days, followed by Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX) of Thailand , who ruled for 70 years and 126 days, while on 9 September 2015, the late Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-lived monarch, having previously surpassed her great-grandmother Queen Victoria in 2007.


The list includes the 25 longest reigning monarchs in countries that have been internationally recognized as sovereigns for most or all of their reign, and they are as follows:

1 – Louis XIV, France (72 years old)

2 – Bhumibol Adulyadej (Rama IX), Thailand (70 years old)

3 – Johann II, Liechtenstein (reigned 70 years)

4 – Elizabeth II, UK (70 years old)

5 – Kenic Janap Bakal, Palenque (reigned for 68 years)

6- Franz Josef, Austria (reigned for 67 years)

7 – Ferdinand III, Sicily (reigned for 65 years

8 – Victoria, UK (reign of 63 years)

9 – James I, Aragon (reigned for 62 years)

10 – Hirohito (Emperor Shōwa), Japan (aged 62)

11 – Kangxi Emperor, China (aged 61)

12 – Emperor of Quan Long, China (reign of 60 years)

13- Christian IV, Denmark-Norway (aged 59)

14 – Elizabeth II, Jamaica (age 59)

15 – George III, UK (age 59)

16- Honoré III, Monaco (73 years old)

17 – Louis XV, France (reigned for 58 years)

18 – Pedro II, Brazil (58 years old)

19- Nicholas I, Montenegro (58 years old)

20 – Wilhelmina, Netherlands (57 years old)

21- James VI, Scotland (reigned for 57 years)

22 – Afonso I, Portugal (aged 57)

23 – Conrad I, Burgundy (reigned for 56 years)

24 – Alfonso VIII, Castile (reigned for 56 years)

25 – Henry III, England (56-year reign)

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