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Mary of Teck

People; Monarchs

Mary of Teck (26 May 1867 - 24 March 1953) was the queen consort of George V of the United Kingdom. Though born and brought up in England, she was technically a princess of the German Kingdom of ...

Emperor of Japan

People; Monarchs

The Emperor of Japan is a ceremonial figurehead and head of state under a form of constitutional monarchy in Japan. He is also the head of the Japanese Imperial Family. The Emperor is referred to as ...


People; Monarchs

Akihito (born 23 December 1933) is the current Emperor of Japan. He acceded to the throne in 1989 after the death of his father, Hirohito. He married Michiko Shōda in 1959 and they have three ...

Albert, Prince Consort

People; Monarchs

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (26 August 1819 - 14 December 1861) was the husband of Queen Victoria of Great Britain and Ireland. The couple were married in 1840 and had nine children ...


People; Monarchs

Boudica (alternative spelling Boudicca, also known as Boadicea, died c. 60/61 AD) was queen of the British Iceni tribe who led an uprising against the occupying forces of the Roman Empire. When her ...

royal family

People; Monarchs

A royal family is the extended family of a king or queen. There are currently 38 royal families worldwide and they typically include the reigning monarch, their spouse, children, parents, brothers, ...

King William I, the Conqueror

People; Monarchs

otherwise known as William the Conqueror was born in France on 1028. He became friendly with the current English King, Edward the Confessor. He invaded and attacked England on Edward's death, as he ...

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