List of the last monarchs in Europe

This is a list of last monarchs of Europe.

List of Monarchs

Nation / territory Picture Name Birth Ruled from Rule Ceased Reason Death Arms
Albania Zog I
King of the Albanians
8 October 1895 1 September 1928 7 April 1939 Military coup d'état overthrew [1] 9 April 1961
Austria Charles I
Emperor of Austria
17 August 1887 21 November 1916 12 November 1918 Abdicated 1 April 1922
Bulgaria Simeon II
Tsar of Bulgaria
16 June 1937 28 August 1943 15 September 1946 Monarchy abolished by the Communist government living
Cyprus Elizabeth II
Queen of the United Kingdoms
21 April 1926 6 February 1952 16 August 1960 Granted independence by the UK living
Finland Nicholas II
Grand Prince of Finland
18 May 1868 1 November 1894 15 March 1917 Abdicated 17 July 1918
France Napoleon III
Emperor of the French
20 April 1808 2 December 1852 4 September 1870 Abdicated 9 January 1873
Germany William II
Emperor of Germany
27 January 1859 15 June 1888 28 November 1918 Abdicated 9 June 1941
Greece Constantine II
King of the Hellenes
2 June 1940 6 March 1964 1 June 1973 Deposed living
Hungary Charles IV
King of Hungary
17 August 1887 21 November 1916 16 November 1918 Abdicated 1 April 1922
Iceland Christian X
King of Iceland
26 September 1870 14 May 1912 17 June 1944 Republican constitution adopted
(Referendum)
20 April 1947
Ireland George VI
King of the Irish Free State
14 December 1895 11 December 1936 29 December 1937 Republican constitution adopted 6 February 1952
Italy Umberto II
King of Italy
15 September 1904 9 May 1946 18 June 1946 Republican constitution adopted
(Referendum)
18 March 1983
Malta Elizabeth II
Queen of Malta
21 April 1926 6 February 1952 13 December 1974 Republican constitution adopted living
Montenegro Nicholas I
King of Montenegro
7 October 1841 28 August 1910 26 November 1918 Monarchy abolished by the Podgorica Assembly 1 March 1921
Portugal Manuel II
King of Portugal and the Algarves
15 November 1889 1 February 1908 5 October 1910 Abdicated 2 July 1932
Romania Michael I
King of the Romanians
25 October 1921 6 September 1940 30 December 1947 Monarchy abolished by the Communist government living
Russia Nicholas II
Emperor and Autocrat of All the Russias
18 May 1868 1 November 1894 15 March 1917 Abdicated 17 July 1918
Yugoslavia Petar II
King of Yugoslavia
6 September 1923 9 October 1934 29 November 1945 Deposed 3 November 1970


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See also

References

  1. ^ King Victor Emmanuel III of Italy claimed the throne until 8 September 1943
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