Who Is The Longest Reigning Monarch?

Whilst Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom and Commonwealth is currently the longest serving living monarch, she sits at 39th in the all-time list with just 66 years on the throne. Pharoah Pepi II of the Sixth Dynasty is said to have ruled Egypt's Old Kingdom for 94 years from

Why Wasn’t There A Louis XVII Of France?

Louis XVII, born as Louis-Charles in 1785, was the second son and third child of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette. He became the Dauphin of France (heir apparent) after the death of his brother Louis Joseph in June 1789, but never ascended to the throne. In 1792, France became a republic and