A timeline of royals in exile
Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, the deposed shah of Iran, died in exile in Egypt on July 27, 1980
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Harry and Meghan's move to America and their apparent desire to distance themselves from the British royal family has been dubbed "Megxile" by the tabloid press. But theirs is by no means a unique story. Over the centuries, kings, queens, emperors, and numerous other royals around the world have ended up in exile, either by choice, through force, or as a result of abdication.
Click through and take a look at the monarchs who took off.
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