Former Monarchies

This 1908 postcard depicts the nineteen monarchs reigning at that time. Since then eleven of the monarchies have been abolished. Current monarchies are in bold: Rama V of Siam (Thailand), George I of Greece, Peter I of Serbia, Carol I of Romania, Franz Joseph of Austria-Hungary, Ferdinand I of Bulgaria, Abdul Hamid II of the Ottoman Empire, Victor Emmanuel III of Italy, Nicholas II of Russia, Edward VII of the United Kingdom, Wilhelm II of Germany, Gustav V of Sweden, Haakon VII of Norway, Frederik VIII of Denmark, Wilhelmina of the Netherlands, Guangxu, Emperor of the Chinese Qing Dynasty, Emperor Meiji of Japan, Manuel II of Portugal, Alfonso XIII of Spain; Photo Credit – Wikipedia