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Kingdoms and Monarchs of the World

Here is a list of all the monarchies in the world, listed by country with type of monarchy. See also: Current World Leaders

Country Monarch Type of monarchy
Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa Constitutional
Belgium King Albert II Constitutional 
Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchukin Constitutional 
Brunei Sultan Haji Hassanal Bolkiah Constitutional
Cambodia King Norodom Sihamoni Constitutional
Denmark Queen Margrethe II Constitutional
Japan Emperor Akihito Constitutional
Jordan King Abdullah II Constitutional
Kuwait Sheikh Saad Al Abdullah Al Salim Al Sabah Constitutional
Lesotho King Letsie III Constitutional
Liechtenstein Prince Hans Adam II Constitutional
Luxembourg Grand Duke Henri Constitutional
Malaysia Almu'tasimu Billahi Muhibbuddin Tuanku Alhaj Abdul Halim Mu'adzam Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah Constitutional
Monaco Prince Albert II Constitutional
Morocco King Muhammad VI Constitutional
Netherlands King Willem-Alexander Constitutional
Norway King Harald V Constitutional
Oman Sultan Qabus ibn Sa'id Absolute
Qatar Emir Sheik Tamim ibn Hamad Al Thani Constitutional
Samoa Tuiatua Tupua Tamasese Efi Constitutional
Saudi Arabia King Abdullah Absolute
Spain Felipe VI Parliamentary
Swaziland King Mswati III Absolute
Sweden King Carl XVI Gustaf Constitutional
Thailand King Bhumibol Adulyadej Constitutional
Tonga King Tupou VI Constitutional
United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth II1 Constitutional2
1. Queen Elizabeth II is also the Sovereign of 15 countries in the Commonwealth of Nations: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.
2. Also parliamentary democracy.

See also World Rulers.


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