List of longest-reigning monarchs

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This is a list of the longest-reigning monarchs of all time, detailing the 100 monarchs and lifelong leaders who have reigned the longest in world history, sorted by length of reign.wikipedia
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Bhumibol Adulyadej

King Bhumibol AdulyadejBhumibolKing Bhumibol
Reigning since 9 June 1946, he was, at the time of his death, the world's longest-reigning head of state, the longest-reigning monarch in Thai history and the longest-reigning monarch having reigned only as an adult, reigning for 70 years and 126 days.

Kangxi Emperor

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The Kangxi Emperor's reign of 61 years (from 1661 until 1722) makes him the longest-reigning emperor in Chinese history (although his grandson, the Qianlong Emperor, had the longest period of de facto power) and one of the longest-reigning rulers in the world.

Elizabeth II

Queen Elizabeth IIthe QueenQueen
She is the longest-lived and longest-reigning British monarch, as well as the world's longest-serving female head of state, oldest living monarch, longest-reigning current monarch, and the oldest and longest-serving current head of state.

Kʼinich Janaabʼ Pakal

PakalPacal the GreatK'inich Janaab' Pakal
During a reign of 68 years—the [[List of longest-reigning monarchs#Sovereign monarchs with verifiable reigns by exact date|fourth-longest verified regnal period]] of any sovereign monarch in history, the longest in world history for more than a millennium, and still the longest in the history of the Americas—Pakal was responsible for the construction or extension of some of Palenque's most notable surviving inscriptions and monumental architecture.

Christian IV of Denmark

Christian IVKing Christian IVChristian IV of Denmark and Norway
His 59-year reign is the longest of Danish monarchs, and of Scandinavian monarchies.

Franz Joseph I of Austria

Franz Joseph IFranz JosephEmperor Franz Joseph
Franz Joseph died on 21 November 1916, after ruling his domains for almost 68 years as one of the longest-reigning monarchs in modern history.

Sobhuza II

King Sobhuza IISobhuza II of SwazilandKing Sobhuza
Sobhuza II, KBE (also known as Nkhotfotjeni, Mona ; 22 July 1899 – 21 August 1982) was the Paramount Chief and later King of Swaziland for 82 years and 254 days, the [[List of longest-reigning monarchs#Dependent or constituent monarchs with verifiable reigns by exact date|longest verifiable reign]] of any monarch in recorded history.


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At this point, Sobhuza II had ruled Swaziland for almost 83 years, making him the longest-reigning monarch in history.

Heinrich Joseph Johann of Auersperg

Heinrich Joseph JohannHeinrich AuerspergHeinrich Joseph Johann, Prince of Auersperg
Heinrich Joseph Johann von Auersperg (24 June 1697, Vienna – 9 February 1783, Vienna) was the fourth Prince of Auersperg, and one of the longest reigning monarchs in history.

Khengarji III

Khengarji BawaKhengarji III, Maharao of KutchMaharao Shri Khengarji III
Maharajadhiraj Mirza Maharao Sir Khengarji III Sawai Bahadur (23 August 1866 – 15 January 1942) was a progressive and one of the longest ruling monarchs of the world and also the longest ruling king of the Princely State of Cutch from 1875 to 1942.

Queen Victoria

VictoriaVictoria of the United KingdomDiamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria
With a reign of 63 years, seven months and two days, Victoria was the longest-reigning British monarch and the longest-reigning queen regnant in world history until her great-great-granddaughter Elizabeth II surpassed her on 9 September 2015.

Taejodae of Goguryeo

TaejoTaejo of GoguryeoTaejodae
His 93-year reign is thought to be the second longest of any monarch in the world, although this is disputed.

Bernard VII, Lord of Lippe

Bernard VIIBernard "the BellicoseBernard of Lippe
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Shapur II

ShapurSapor IIShapur II of Persia
The longest-reigning monarch in Iranian history, he reigned for his entire 70-year life from 309 to 379.

Cutch State

CutchPrincely State of CutchKutch
Khengarji III was the longest ruling king of Cutch.


Amoghavarsha INrupatunga Amoghavarsha IAmogavarsha
His reign of 64 years is one of the longest precisely dated monarchical reigns on record.

Eleanor of Aquitaine

EleanorQueen EleanorEleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine
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Nahar Singh of Shahpura

Maharajadhiraj Sir Nahar Singhji of ShahapuraNahar SinghRaja Dhiraj Nahar Singh
He among one of the longest ruling monarch.

List of current reigning monarchs by length of reign

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List of oldest living state leaders

List of the oldest living state leadersOldest living former 1980s prime ministeroldest living former head of state or government

List of shortest-reigning monarchs

List of shortest reigning monarchs of all timeLouis XIXone of the shortest in history


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