The British royals get all the attention, but there are plenty of other monarchies. They're all jaw-droppingly rich, but some of these rulers are more well known — and have more power — than others. How much do you know about today's monarchs?
This British king ushered in the age of the royal scandal when he abdicated the throne to marry an American divorcee.
King Edward VIII
King George V
King Charles III
Grace Kelly shocked the world when she dropped her career in movies to marry this man and become the princess consort of Monaco.
This Japanese crown princess is only the second commoner to ever marry into the royal family.
Name the three African countries that are monarchies.
Lesotho, Morocco and Swaziland
Burundi, Malawi and Zimbabwe
Tanzania, Eritrea and Ivory Coast
When was Queen Elizabeth II's coronation?
This Asian country changed from an absolute monarchy to a constitutional one (in which the monarch's power is limited) in 2008.
The Spanish royal family belongs to the House of _______.
According to an edict written in 1607, this country is jointly ruled by the head of the French state and the Bishop of La Su d'Urgell, Spain.
Who are the children of Prince William and Princess Kate of the United Kingdom?
George and Charlotte
Phillip and Alexandra
Arthur and Elizabeth
The emperor of Japan sits on the "_______ Throne."
Who are the king and crown princess of Norway?
Jens and Hilde
Harald and Sonja
Sven and Astrid
The ruler of this country is known as the <i>ngwenyama</i> (lion).
In birth order, who are the children of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip of the United Kingdom?
Charles, Andrew, Henry and Anne
Anne, Charles, George and Andrew
Charles, Anne, Andrew and Edward
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani is credited for turning this country into the world's richest.
United Arab Emirates
This British military academy boasts a long list of both British and foreign royal alumni.
The queen of this country graduated from Princeton.
Which Asian country became independent from the United Kingdom in 1984 and is now ruled by Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah?
This British royal was secretly photographed topless in 1992, with her financial adviser sucking her toes.
Sarah, Duchess of York
This king of Saudi Arabia, who died in 2015, took the throne after his half-brother died in 2005.
Abdulrahman Al Saud
Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed
Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud
Who succeeded Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud?
his oldest son
his minister of defense
This country is a monarchy without kings, queens, princes or princesses.
The crown prince of this country is a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).
Princess Diana died in this city.
In 2006, he was the first male heir born to the Japanese royal family since 1965.
Who is the only child of Queen Elizabeth II to not have been divorced?
The ruler of this country has married (in order) his first cousin, a flight attendant and a TV personality.
In 2011, Prince Albert of Monaco married a former Olympic swimmer from this country.
Who is the queen of Sweden?
Over how many sovereign states does Queen Elizabeth II reign?
A princess from this country wrote a children's book in 2004 called "Why Kings and Queens Don't Wear Crowns."