The Longest Serving Monarchs In History 2020

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II

In Canada, we love our monarchs. They have played a critical role in our history and the development of our great nation.

Monarchs have played an essential role in every country from writing laws, representing the states on the world stage and preserving history. The following are The Longest Serving Monarchs In History 2020

Though less common now than they once were, monarchs have had an important role in history since at least the 3000s B.C.E. These are the living rulers who have been part of more history than the rest.

Here Are The Longest Serving Monarchs In History 2020

 

10. David II of Scotland

David II of Scotland
David II of Scotland

David II was King of Scotland for nearly 42 years, from 1329 until he died in 1371. He was the last male of the House of Bruce. Although David spent long periods in exile or captivity, he managed to resist English attempts to annex his kingdom and left the monarchy in a strong position.

Regin from: June 7, 1329, To Feburay 22, 1371
Duration: 41 Years, 260 Days

 

9. Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth I of England
Elizabeth I of England

Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from November 17, 1558, until her death on March 24, 1603.

Regin from: November 17, 1558, To March 24, 1603
Duration: 44 years, 127 Days

 

8.Llywelyn of Gwynedd

.Llywelyn of Gwynedd
.Llywelyn of Gwynedd

Llywelyn the Great, full name Llywelyn ap Iorwerth, was a King of Gwynedd in north Wales and eventually ruler of all Wales.

Regin from: 1195 To April 11, 1240
Duration: 45 years, 0 Days

 

7. William I of Scotland

William I of Scotland
William I of Scotland

William the Lion sometimes styled William I, also known by the nickname Garbh, “the Rough,” reigned as King of Scots from 1165 to 1214. He had the second-longest reign in Scottish history.

Regin from: December 9, 1165, To December 4, 1214
Duration: 48 Years, 360 Days

 

6. Edward III of England

Edward III of England
Edward III of England

Edward III was King of England and Lord of Ireland from January 1327 until his death. He is noted for his military success and for restoring royal authority after the disastrous and unorthodox reign of his father, Edward II.

Regin from: January 25, 13327, To June 20, 1377
Duration: 50 Years and 147 Days

 

5. Henry III of England

Henry III of England
Henry III of England

Henry III, also known as Henry of Winchester, was King of England, Lord of Ireland, and Duke of Aquitaine from 1216 until his death.

Regin from: October 28, 12616 To November 1272
Duration: 56 Years and 246 Days

 

4.James VI of Scotland

James VI of Scotland
James VI of Scotland

James VI and I were King of Scotland as James VI from 24 July 1567 and King of England and Ireland as James I from the union of the Scottish and English crowns on 24 March 1603 until his death in 1625.

Regin from: July 24, 1567, To March 27, 1625
Duration: 57 Years and 246 Days

 

3.George III of the United Kingdom

George III of the United Kingdom
George III of the United Kingdom

George III was King of Great Britain and King of Ireland from 25 October 1760 until the union of the two countries on 1 January 1801, after which he was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland until his death in.

Regin from: October 25, 1760,  To January 29, 1820
Duration: 59 Years and 96 Days

 

2.Victoria of the United Kingdom

Queen Victoria
Queen Victoria

Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. She adopted the additional title of Empress of India on 1 May 1876.

Regin from: June 20, 1837, To January 22, 1901
Duration: 63 years and 216 Days

 

1.Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom

Queen Elizabeth II
Queen Elizabeth II

Elizabeth II is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms. Elizabeth was born in London, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of York, later King George VI and Queen Elizabeth, and she was educated privately at home. Queen Elizabeth the Second is the Longest Serving Monarchs In History

Regin from: February 6, 1952, To Present
Duration: 68 Years and 84 Days