Monarchs

Absolute rulers of sovereign states, usually by hereditary succession. The term is generally used as a substitute for the specific title of the sovereign, for example, "king," "queen," or "emperor.".

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Absolute rulers of sovereign states, usually by hereditary succession. The term is generally used as a substitute for the specific title of the sovereign, for example, "king," "queen," or "emperor."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300237007. The J. Paul Getty Trust.