Monarchs of the World, 2015

CountrySovereignBornAcceded
ThailandKing Bhumibol Adulyadej5 December19279 June1946
United Kingdom
Canada
Australia
New Zealand
Jamaica
Barbados
Bahamas
Grenada
Papua New Guinea
Solomon Islands
Tuvalu
Saint Lucia
Saint Vincent & the Grenadines
Antigua & Barbuda
Belize
St Kitts & Nevis
Queen Elizabeth II21 April 19266 February 1952
Brunei Sultan Sir Muda Hassanal Bolkiah Muizzadin Waddaulah15 July19465 October1967
OmanSultan Qabus bin Said18 November194223 July1970
DenmarkQueen Margrethe II16 April 1940 14 January 1972
SwedenKing Carl XVI Gustaf30 April 194619 September 1973
Swaziland King Mswati III19 April196825 April1986
Japan Emperor Akihito23 December19337 January1989
LiechtensteinPrince Hans Adam II14 February 194513 November 1989
NorwayKing Harald V21 February 193717 January 1991
Lesotho King Letsie III17 July19637 February1996
Jordan King Abdullah II30 January19627 February1999
Bahrain King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa28 January19506 March1999
Morocco King Mohammed VI21 August196323 July1999
LuxembourgGrand Duke Henri16 April 19557 October 2000
Cambodia King Norodom Sihamoni14 May195314 October2004
United Arab Emirates President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed al-Nahyan, Emir of Abu Dhabi25 January19483 November2004
MonacoPrince Albert II14 March19586 April2005
Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah IV al-Ahmad al-Sabah16 June192924 January2006
Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuk21 February198015 December2006
MalaysiaParamount Ruler Sultan Abdul Halim of Kedah28 November192713 December2011
Tonga King Tupou VI (Tupouto'a Lavaka)12 July195918 March2012
Vatican CityPope Francis17 December193613 March2013
Netherlands King Willem-Alexander27 April196730 April2013
Qatar Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani3 June198025 June2013
BelgiumKing Philippe15 April 196021 July2013
SpainKing Felipe VI30 January 196819 June 2014
Saudi Arabia King Salman31 December193523 January2015


Royalty of the World at Windsor Castle for Queen Elizabeth II's Diamond Jubilee
May 18, 2012

Front row (L-R): HIM the Emperor of Japan, HM the Queen of the Netherlands, HM the Queen of Denmark, HM the King of the Hellenes, HM the King of Romania, HM the Queen of the United Kingdom, HM the King of Bulgarians, HM the Sultan of Brunei, HM the King of Sweden, HM the King of Swaziland, HSH the Prince of Liechtenstein.

Middle row (L-R): HSH the Prince of Monaco, HRH the Grand Duke of Luxembourg, HM the King of Lesotho, HM the King of the Belgians, HM the King of Norway, HH the Emir of Qatar, HM the King of Jordan, HM the King of Bahrain, HM the Yong di-Pertuan Agong of Malaysia.

Back row (L-R): HH Prince Nasser Mohamed of Kuwait, HH the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, HRH the Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, HM the King of Tonga, HRH the Crown Prince of Thailand, HRH Princess Lalla Meryem of Morocco, HRH Prince Mohammed bin Nayaf of Saudi Arabia.

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