The longest-reigning monarchs in history
Some monarchs reigned for over 80 years
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In 2015, Queen Elizabeth II became Britain’s longest-reigning monarch. Today, she has reigned for over 69 years. But there are many monarchs who have had longer reigns throughout history. While the average life expectancy was considerably lower in the past, many kings, queens, and emperors managed to reign for several decades. Some have even ruled for over 80 years!
Curious to find out which monarchs held their crowns the longest? Then click on!
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