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25th Apr '16 6:56:05 PM WillKeaton
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** Ganondorf also looks like he's gained some weight since ''Ocarina''. Compared to characters like King Daphnes, Lenzo and Mila's father it looks more like Ganondorf's a TopHeavyGuy rather than overweight. The huge robe he's wearing doesn't help matters.

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** ''Wind Waker'' Ganondorf also looks like he's gained some weight since ''Ocarina''. Compared to characters like King Daphnes, Lenzo and Mila's father it looks more like Ganondorf's a TopHeavyGuy rather than overweight. The huge robe he's wearing doesn't help matters.



* John III Sobieski of Poland has been [[http://www.s9.com/images/portraits/15437_John-III-Sobieski.jpg fat]], but also a subversion for being a very good horseman, swordsman and stellar military leader for most of his life and reign.

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* John III Sobieski of Poland has been [[http://www.s9.com/images/portraits/15437_John-III-Sobieski.jpg fat]], fat,]] but also a subversion for being a very good horseman, swordsman and stellar military leader for most of his life and reign.
25th Apr '16 6:53:14 PM WillKeaton
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* The king in Music/TheSmashingPumpkins' "[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JluKDPtuHV0 Stand Inside Your Love]]" video

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* The king in Music/TheSmashingPumpkins' "[[http://www.[[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JluKDPtuHV0 Stand "Stand Inside Your Love]]" Love"]] video
25th Apr '16 6:50:02 PM WillKeaton
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* Creator/MarvelComics' [[ComicBook/TheKingpin Kingpin]] isn't a king but he's the King of New York Crime, and he's bulky (some would say fat... but they'd be wrong). Taken to the extremes in [[WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries the '90s animated series]] of Franchise/SpiderMan, where he is said to have body mass of which only ''2%'' is fat. The remaining 350 pounds of flesh is stated to be solid ''muscle''... and seeing as how he takes on giant robots with his bare hands, and ''wins'', on several occasions, this may be true. While the comics aren't this drastic, he is more muscle and height than fat, working out every day in a private dojo and being a master sumo wrestler.

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* Creator/MarvelComics' [[ComicBook/TheKingpin Kingpin]] isn't a king king, but he's the King of New York Crime, and he's bulky (some would say fat... but they'd be wrong). Taken to the extremes in [[WesternAnimation/SpiderManTheAnimatedSeries the '90s animated series]] of Franchise/SpiderMan, where he is said to have body mass of which only ''2%'' is fat. The remaining 350 pounds of flesh is stated to be solid ''muscle''... and seeing as how he takes on giant robots with his bare hands, and ''wins'', on several occasions, this may be true. While the comics aren't this drastic, he is more muscle and height than fat, working out every day in a private dojo and being a master sumo wrestler.
18th Apr '16 10:57:35 AM Kakai
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* In ''Literature/TheDinosaurLords'', count Augenfedels is tremendously fat, to the point he has such a double chin, it looks like his head isn't really attached to his shoulders. Apparently, it's common among dinosaur-riding nobility, as in contrast to their horse-riding kin, their mounts do their work for them.
8th Mar '16 5:55:02 PM johnsmithxxi
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* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII of England (who was also [[LargeAndInCharge a massive man by the age's standards]] around 190 cm tall) is possibly the TropeCodifier for fictional depictions of fat kings (especially with the "holding a roasted turkey leg" bit). Justified in that Henry injured his leg in a jousting accident that led many to worry he was near death, and certainly stopped him from further exercising. He also had a ''profound'' love of good food and enjoyed substantial catering support. Also a bit of a subversion; his familiar appearance as in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Workshop_of_Hans_Holbein_the_Younger_-_Portrait_of_Henry_VIII_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg the Holbein portrait]] is from his late middle years, in [[http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/henry1520.jpg his youth]] he looked completely different, and before getting injured he was known for his health and fitness, and that [[MagnificentBastard he certainly wasn't weak in spirit]] helps.

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* UsefulNotes/HenryVIII of England (who was also [[LargeAndInCharge a massive man by the age's standards]] around 6 foot 2 inches or 190 cm tall) is possibly the TropeCodifier for fictional depictions of fat kings (especially with the "holding a roasted turkey leg" bit). Justified in that Henry injured his leg in a jousting accident that led many to worry he was near death, and certainly stopped him from further exercising. He also had a ''profound'' love of good food and enjoyed substantial catering support. Also a bit of a subversion; his familiar appearance as in [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Workshop_of_Hans_Holbein_the_Younger_-_Portrait_of_Henry_VIII_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg the Holbein portrait]] is from his late middle years, in [[http://www.luminarium.org/renlit/henry1520.jpg his youth]] he looked completely different, and before getting injured he was known for his health and fitness, and that [[MagnificentBastard he certainly wasn't weak in spirit]] helps.
22nd Feb '16 5:02:49 PM jccw227
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* President UsefulNotes/WilliamHowardTaft. He weighed as much as Teddy Roosevelt and half of William McKinley! They had to install a bigger bathtub in the white house to accommodate his size.

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* President UsefulNotes/WilliamHowardTaft. He weighed as much as Teddy Roosevelt and half of William McKinley! [=McKinley=]! They had to install a bigger bathtub in the white house to accommodate his size.
21st Feb '16 4:40:10 PM Andyroid
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* An illustrated children's book (title unknown) had a king whose land was suffering from famine appealing for help from a neighbouring dictator ruling a land full of food. The dictator rejects his plea because "You are too thin to be a king" and has the king thrown into prison as an impostor. The king escapes and is chased by the dictator's army, who are all so fat their vehicles plough up the hard ground of the king's land, making it suitable for cultivation. The king then proposes they make peace. "[[EvilCannotComprehendGood Never heard of it]]," says the dictator. "What's the recipe?"

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* An illustrated children's book (title unknown) had a king whose land was suffering from famine appealing for help from a neighbouring dictator ruling a land full of food. The dictator rejects his plea because "You are too thin to be a king" and has the king thrown into prison as an impostor. The king escapes and is chased by the dictator's army, who are all so fat their vehicles plough up the hard ground of the king's land, making it suitable for cultivation. The king then proposes they make peace. "[[EvilCannotComprehendGood Never heard of it]]," says the dictator. "What's "[[IsItSomethingYouEat What's the recipe?"recipe]]?"


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* In Steven Kellogg's ''The Wicked Kings of Bloon'', feuding brothers Horridge and Heathfern become rival kings, and both end up growing impossibly fat on the labor of their unfortunate subjects.
13th Feb '16 8:37:48 PM CrystalGlacia
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* Despite her reign being a byword for elegance, Britain's Queen Anne was reportedly fat (also ugly and unhealthy). [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Willem_Wissing_and_Jan_van_der_Vaardt_-_Queen_Anne,_when_Princess_of_Denmark,_1665_%E2%80%93_1714_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg Her portraits at the time of her marriage in 1683, at the age of 18-years-old, depict her as rather slender.]] By the time she rose to the throne in 1702, at the age of 37, Anne had given birth to six children, had eight stillbirths and four miscarriages. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Queen_Anne_by_John_Closterman.jpg 18 pregnancies didn't exactly do wonders for her figure... and all for nothing.]] She outlived all of her children.

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* Despite her reign being a byword for elegance, Britain's Queen Anne was reportedly fat (also ugly and unhealthy). [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Willem_Wissing_and_Jan_van_der_Vaardt_-_Queen_Anne,_when_Princess_of_Denmark,_1665_%E2%80%93_1714_-_Google_Art_Project.[[http://i.imgur.com/JOOGJnp.jpg Her portraits at the time of her marriage in 1683, at the age of 18-years-old, depict her as rather slender.]] By the time she rose to the throne in 1702, at the age of 37, Anne had given birth to six children, had eight stillbirths and four miscarriages. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Queen_Anne_by_John_Closterman.jpg 18 pregnancies didn't exactly do wonders for her figure... and all for nothing.]] She outlived all of her children.
13th Feb '16 8:33:38 PM CrystalGlacia
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* Despite her reign being a byword for elegance, Britain's Queen Anne was reportedly fat (also ugly and unhealthy). Her portraits at the time of her marriage in 1683, at the age of 18-years-old, depict Anne as rather slender. By the time she rose to the throne in 1702, at the age of 37, Anne had given birth to six children, had eight stillbirths and four miscarriages. 18 pregnancies didn't exactly do wonders for her figure. And all for nothing. She survived all of her children.
* The Prince Regent, later King George IV, became an [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A-voluptuary.jpg easy target for caricaturists]] in his later years because of his obesity. In his case easily explained: his habits included heavy drinking and huge banquets for decades. By the end of his reign, George suffered from gout and arteriosclerosis (also cataracts, though that was probably unrelated to his obesity) and had breathing problems. Also, accounts from his last years report signs of mental instability, possibly inherited from his father. One of his more polite epithets is ''Prince of Whales''.\\\

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* Despite her reign being a byword for elegance, Britain's Queen Anne was reportedly fat (also ugly and unhealthy). [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Willem_Wissing_and_Jan_van_der_Vaardt_-_Queen_Anne,_when_Princess_of_Denmark,_1665_%E2%80%93_1714_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg Her portraits at the time of her marriage in 1683, at the age of 18-years-old, depict Anne her as rather slender. slender.]] By the time she rose to the throne in 1702, at the age of 37, Anne had given birth to six children, had eight stillbirths and four miscarriages. [[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Queen_Anne_by_John_Closterman.jpg 18 pregnancies didn't exactly do wonders for her figure. And figure... and all for nothing. nothing.]] She survived outlived all of her children.
* The Prince Regent, later King George IV, became an [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:A-voluptuary.jpg easy target for caricaturists]] in his later years because of his obesity. In his His case is easily explained: his habits included heavy drinking and huge banquets for decades. By the end of his reign, George suffered from gout and arteriosclerosis (also cataracts, though that was probably unrelated to his obesity) and had breathing problems. Also, accounts from his last years report signs of mental instability, possibly inherited from his father. One of his more polite epithets is ''Prince of Whales''.\\\
12th Feb '16 9:11:23 PM DoctorCooper
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** [[BigBad King]] SelfDemonstrating/{{Bowser}} is also on the heavy side, though he is quite a bit more [[{{Acrofatic}} athletic]] than most of these examples. He's not exactly ''overweight'' though. He's a huge turtle-demon-thing -- he weighs a lot because he's simply very, very big. Give yourself a playthrough of ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiBowsersInsideStory'', and you know it's all muscle, baby. Except that one time after Fawful's feast....

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** [[BigBad King]] SelfDemonstrating/{{Bowser}} King Bowser]] is also on the heavy side, though he is quite a bit more [[{{Acrofatic}} athletic]] than most of these examples. He's not exactly ''overweight'' though. He's a huge turtle-demon-thing -- he weighs a lot because he's simply very, very big. Give yourself a playthrough of ''VideoGame/MarioAndLuigiBowsersInsideStory'', and you know it's all muscle, baby. Except that one time after Fawful's feast....
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