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Jahangir

Jahangir About Born Nur-ud-din Mohammad Salim and best remembered by his royal title Jahangir, this sixteenth and early seventeenth-century member of the Timurid Dynasty ruled the South Asian Mughal Empire during the last two decades of his life.  Other Informations He first attempted to rule his country in 1599, but did not succeed in becoming …

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Napoleon Bonaparte

Napoleon Bonaparte About Emperor of France who rose to power in the aftermath of the French Revolution in 1799 and waged war with every major European power in a series of wars known as the Napoleonic Wars. After a series of military failures he was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and …

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Nicholas II

Nicholas II About Last Emperor of Russia who reigned from 1894 to 1917. He was infamously executed during the French Revolution on charges of treason and due to the unpopularity of the first World War and Russia’s defeat in the Russo-Japanese War.  Other Informations He had an affair with the ballet dancer Mathilde Kschessinska while …

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Kaiser Wilhelm II

Kaiser Wilhelm II About The King of Prussia and the final Kaiser (Emperor) of Germany, Wilhelm II ruled from 1888 until 1918 and was largely responsible for Germany’s involvement in World War I. A highly unpopular figure, he was forced to abandon the throne in late 1918, at which point he fled to the Netherlands.  …

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Hirohito

Hirohito About Also known as Emperor Showa, he reigned as the Emperor or Japan from 1926 to 1989. He helped form the Axis Powers with Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy and led Japan during its involvement in World War II. Other Informations He served in Japan’s army and navy as a second lieutenant. After World …

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Mohammad Reza Shah

Mohammad Reza Shah About King of Persia and Iran from 1941 until the Iranian revolution in 1979. He was a secular ruler whose White Revolution attempted to reform his country ito a global power by giving women the right to vote and nationalizing certain industries. He was the last monarch of Iran. Other Informations He …

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Hamad Bin khalifa al Thani

Hamad Bin khalifa al Thani About Member of the Qatari royal family who rose to power through a coup d’etat in 1995. He served as Emir of Quatar until 2013, at which point he handed rule over to his son, Tamim. During his reign, Quatar became the richest country in the world per capita. Other …

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Puyi

Puyi About A member of the Chinese Manchu Aisin Gioro clan, the final Emperor of China, and the last regent of the Qing Dynasty, he was also known by the title of Xuantong Emperor.  Other Informations In his youth, he studied English with a Scottish-born teacher named Reginald Johnston. Though he was buried in the …

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Gia Long

Gia Long About The first Emperor of the Nguyen Dynasty of Vietnam, the last of the Vietnamese dynasties, who reigned from 1802 until his death.  Other Informations He was 15 years old when he and his family were forced into hiding as a result of the Tay Son revolt. A proponent of the working class, …

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Elizabeth Petrovna

Elizabeth Petrovna About Tsarina Elizabeth of Russia from 1741 to 1762 who greatly expanded the territory of the Russian Empire. She famously led her country into the two major European conflicts: the War of Austrian Succession and the Seven Years’ War.  Other Informations Her betrothed died and her first lover was banished to Siberia. She …

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Duy Tan

Duy Tan About Former child emperor who belonged to the Nguyen Dynasty in Vietnam. He ruled for nine years between 1907 to 1916. He was deposed and exiled after he attempted to lead a revolution against the French. He died in a plane crash on his way back to Vietnam to become Emperor once again.  …

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Alexander III

Alexander III About Emperor of Russia, King of Poland and Grand Prince of Finland from 1881 to 1894. He was known for being a conservative leader who went back on many of the liberal acts that his father passes as King.  Other Informations He became the heir apparent to the Russian throne when his older …