Kingdoms and Monarchs of the World
See also: Current World Leaders
1. Bhutan is in the process of becoming a constitutional monarchy.
2. Constitutional monarchy suspended in 2002, when King Gyanendra assumed power. A popular uprising in 2006, however, forced him to relinquish much of his power.
3. Queen Elizabeth II is also the Sovereign of 15 countries in the Commonwealth of Nations: Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Jamaica, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu.
4. Also parliamentary democracy.
See also World Rulers.
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