The longest reigning monarchs: Elizabeth II. holds second place, the record holder is a man

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Longer than Elizabeth II. in the history of mankind, only King Louis XIV of France survived to rule. He was on the throne until his death in 1715, exactly 72 years and 110 days. However, the fact that he became a crowned head as a child also contributed to this record time. “He won the title at the age of only four, in 1643. However, he did not truly rule until 1661,” added CBS News.

King of the Sun by Elizabeth II. she could replace the top of the rankings if she reigned at least until the spring of 2024. But she already has one championship – she is the longest reigning woman in world history.

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The British queen first wore the crown in 1952 after the sudden death of Father George VI. She was twenty-five at the time. She celebrated her 96th birthday this year. She has a longevity in the family, her mother lived to be 102 years old, and until the last weeks she actively participated in various events and held the responsibilities arising from her position.

Elizabeth and jubilee celebrations

Seventy years on the throne of Elizabeth II. reached on February 6 this year. The platinum jubilee was celebrated at official four-day celebrations on the first weekend of June. According to Deník, they included a traditional military parade Trooping the Color in honor of the queen’s birthday, a gala service, a grand concert full of stars and a special carnival and allegorical parade. All working members of the British Royal Family took part in all the events, except for well-known celebrities, and the events earned worldwide attention.

In the end, the birthday girl herself appeared in public only twice, as she has been suffering from movement problems in recent months. She first appeared on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the Trooping the Color parade on Thursday and then at the closing ceremony on Sunday. In both cases, however, she literally shone.

The Queen Elizabeth II.  appeared twice on the balcony of Buckingham Palace at the Trooping the Color Festival.  She shone in her blue suit and hat, looking relaxed and smiling.

Paddington, queen and sandwich. Elizabeth II. she entertained the world with a teddy bear sketch

In the United Kingdom, Elizabeth II. a record holder in the number of years on the throne since 2015. “At the time of her reign, she overtook Queen Victoria,” the BBC recalled. Queen Victoria is eighth in the world ranking of monarchs.

During Elizabeth’s rule, only the United States managed to take turns, and it should be added that so far, a total of fourteen presidents. Elizabeth II. she met thirteen in person. The only exception was Lyndon Johnson.

The longest reigning rulers of world history

1st King Louis XIV, France, reign 72 years and 110 days (between 1643 and 1715)
2nd Queen Elizabeth II, Great Britain, reign 70 years and 128 days (as of Tuesday, June 14, 2022, due to the fact that Elizabeth II still reigns, the number next to her name will increase)
3rd King Pchumipchon Adunjadet (or Rama IX), Thailand, reign 70 years and 126 days (between 1946 and 2016)
4. John II Prince of Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein, reign 70 years and 91 days (between 1858 and 1929)
5. K’inich Janaab ‘Pakal, Palenque (Mayan Empire), reign 68 years and 33 days (between 615 and 683)
6th Emperor Francis Joseph I, Austria-Hungary, reign 67 years and 355 days (between 1848 and 1916)
7th King Ferdinand I (also known as Ferdinand III), Sicily, reign 65 years and 90 days (between 1759 and 1825) (but his placement in 7th place can be questionable, as in the early 19th century he was deposed by Napoleon for several years)
8th Queen Victoria, Great Britain, reign 63 years and 216 days (between 1831 and 1901)
9th King James I of Aragon, King of Aragon, reign 62 years and 319 days (between 1213 and 1276)
10th Emperor Hirohito (also known as Emperor Showa), Japan, 62 years and 13 days (between 1926 and 1989)

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