What Kings And Queens Are Still Alive Today?


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The richest kings and queens in the world are: The King of Saudi Arabia, Abdulla Bin Abdulaziz; the Sultan of Brunei, Haji Hassanal Bolkiah; the Queen of England, Elizabeth II; and the Queen of Netherlands, Beatrix Wilhelmina Armgard. King Bhumibol Adulyadej and Queen Sirkit rule over Thailand. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan is considered the president of Dubai, but he is a hereditary rule like a king. The King of Morocco is Mohammed VI. Qaboos Bin Said is the Sultan of Oman. Sheikh Sabah Al-Sabah is not royal by blood, but he took the crown prince’s place. Mswati III is the King of Swaziland. The King of Bahrain is Sheikh Hamad bin Isa al Khalifa. Albert II is the King of Belgium. The Sultan who presides over Terengganu, Malaysia is Yang di-Pertuan Agong Mizan Zainal Abidin. The Queen of Denmark is Margaret II. Emperor Akihito rules over Japan. Abdullah II is the King of Jordan. Harald V is the King of Norway. Juan Carlos I is the King of Spain. The King of Sweden is Carlo XVI Gustaf. King Norodom Sihamoni presides over Cambodia. The Dragon King of Bhutan is Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuk. King George Tupou V is the King of Tonga, a Polynesian archipelago. The King of Lesotho is Lestie III.

There are other rulers who are not referred to as "kings” or "queens,” but who have the same sort of power. These include: Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein; Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, Emir of Qatar; Prince Albert II of Monaco; the leader of many Muslims, Prince Karim Al Husseini Aga Khan; and Henri the Grand Duke of Luxembourg. It should be known that many of these rulers of little or no real power over the countries in which they reside. They are mainly figureheads and cultural icons.

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