Can You Name These Current Kings and Queens?
Who is the ruler of the United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, and many other countries?
- After the tragic death of the Queen on September 8, 2022, her eldest son became King Charles III of England.
Who is the current king of Belgium?
- King Philippe has been the head of Belgium's monarchy since 2013. His true passion is shaping the young people of Belgium and addressing social issues of unemployment and poverty.
Who is the current emperor of Japan?
- Emperor Naruhito has been reigning emperor of Japan since 2019. His grandfather, Emperor Hirohito, raigned during WWII and was the longest reigning monarch of the country.
Who is the current king of Malaysia?
- King Abdullah of Pahang has been King of Malaysia since 2019. He was made king after Sultan Muhammad V suddenly resigned, and will be king for the next five years.
Who is the current king of Saudi Arabia?
- King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud has been King of Saudi Arabia since 2015. He was part of "Sudairi Seven,” sons of King Abdulaziz who were seen as the most powerful.
Who is the current queen of Denmark?
- Queen Margrethe II has been the Queen of Denmark since 1972. She is the first female monarch since Margrethe I, whose reign ended in 1412.
Who is the current king of Jordan?
- King Abdullah II has been King of Jordan since 1999. He has followed his father's policies and worked with the US to combat terrorism after the September 11 attacks.
Who is the current king of Morocco?
- King Mohammed VI has been King of Morocco since 1999. He is the fifth richest king in the world.
Who is the current king of Norway?
- King Harald V has been King of Norway since 1991. He represented Norway three times in the Olympics, and he and his team have won bronze, silver, and gold medals.
Who is the current king of Spain?
- King Felipe VI has been King of Spain since 2014. At 46, he was the oldest monarch to ascend the Spanish throne; however, now at 50, he is the youngest monarch in Europe.