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*''Literature/JourneyToChaos'': Kasile is the seventh Queen of Ataidar to have this name. There have also been twelve queens named "Fran" and nine kings named "Steiner".
19th Sep '17 10:35:00 AM costanton11
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* Bavaria was particularly fond of having rulers names Ludwig. Not only did they have three kings named Ludwig, when they were a duchy, they had 10 dukes named Ludwig, for a total of 13 rulers named Ludwig. They also had 16 dukes named Henry, five named William, five named Albert, and seven named Otto, which, combined with a later King Otto, had six rulers named Otto. When Bavaria was an Electorate, there were four electors named Maximilian, the last of which became the first king. Combined with the later King Maximillian II, there were five rulers named Maximilian.

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* Bavaria was particularly fond of having rulers names named Ludwig. Not only did they have three kings named Ludwig, when they were a duchy, they had 10 dukes named Ludwig, for a total of 13 rulers named Ludwig. They also had 16 dukes named Henry, five named William, five named Albert, and seven named Otto, which, combined with a later King Otto, had six rulers named Otto. When Bavaria was an Electorate, there were four electors named Maximilian, the last of which became the first king. Combined with the later King Maximillian II, there were five rulers named Maximilian.
7th Sep '17 4:15:41 PM costanton11
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* Bavaria was particularly fond of having rulers names Ludwig. Not only did they have three kings named Ludwig, when they were a duchy, they had 10 dukes named Ludwig, for a total of 13 rulers named Ludwig. They also had 16 dukes named Henry, five named William, and seven named Otto, which, combined with a later King Otto, had six rulers named Otto. When Bavaria was an Electorate, there were four electors named Maximilian, the last of which became the first king. Combined with the later King Maximillian II, there were five rulers named Maximilian.

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* Bavaria was particularly fond of having rulers names Ludwig. Not only did they have three kings named Ludwig, when they were a duchy, they had 10 dukes named Ludwig, for a total of 13 rulers named Ludwig. They also had 16 dukes named Henry, five named William, five named Albert, and seven named Otto, which, combined with a later King Otto, had six rulers named Otto. When Bavaria was an Electorate, there were four electors named Maximilian, the last of which became the first king. Combined with the later King Maximillian II, there were five rulers named Maximilian.
7th Sep '17 4:14:39 PM costanton11
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* Bavaria was particularly fond of having rulers names Ludwig. Not only did they have three kings named Ludwig, when they were a duchy, they had 10 dukes named Ludwig, for a total of 13 rulers named Ludwig. They also had 16 dukes named Henry, five named William, and seven named Otto, which, combined with a later King Otto, had six rulers named Otto. When Bavaria was an Electorate, there were four electors named Maximilian, the last of which became the first king. Combined with the later King Maximillian II, there were five rulers named Maximilian.
29th Aug '17 1:54:17 AM PaulA
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* Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin's ''Literature/TheLeftHandOfDarkness'' has Argaven XV of Karhide, latest of a dynasty that has lasted 700 years or so. There were a lot of kings before them, though.
** In the short story ''Winter's King'' all the kings of Karhide who aren't called Argaven are called Emran. King Argaven XVII [[spoiler:commits to taking back the throne]] when she finds out that the corrupt Emran, [[spoiler:Argaven's child who is now older than her because Argaven has been off-planet and been affected by time dilation]], has chosen an heir with neither of the traditional names. [[spoiler:'"The kings of Karhide are called Emran," said Argaven, "and Argaven."']]

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* Creator/UrsulaKLeGuin's Literature/{{Hainish}} 'verse:
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''Literature/TheLeftHandOfDarkness'' has Argaven XV of Karhide, latest of a dynasty that has lasted 700 years or so. There were a lot of kings before them, though.
** In the short story ''Winter's King'' "Winter's King", all the kings of Karhide who aren't called Argaven are called Emran. King Argaven XVII [[spoiler:commits to taking back the throne]] when she finds out that the corrupt Emran, [[spoiler:Argaven's child who is now older than her because Argaven has been off-planet and been affected by time dilation]], has chosen an heir with neither of the traditional names. [[spoiler:'"The kings of Karhide are called Emran," said Argaven, "and Argaven."']]
26th Aug '17 12:26:27 PM costanton11
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* In Tonga, the current king is Tupou VI. He is only the sixth monarch of the country, as each monarch included the name Tupou, the name of their royal house, in their regnal name along with their personal name, though even that still qualifies as three of the previous monarchs were named George.
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* The Ottoman Empire had Mehmed VI, Murad V, and Mustafa IV.
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** Earlier in Denmark's history, there were Eric VII and Canute VI.
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* In Norway, the current king is Harald V, with his two immediate predecessors being Olav V and Haakon VII. Going back farther, we have Magnus VII.
19th Aug '17 9:57:35 PM costanton11
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* In fact, the French had approximately 18 kings named Louis. And one Louis-Phillippe. Oh, and ten named Charles. The current heir to the house of Bourbon styles himself as Louis XX (Louis XIX having been the nominal last king of France for 20 minutes in 1830).

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* In fact, the French had approximately 18 kings named Louis. And one Louis-Phillippe. Oh, and ten named Charles.Charles and six named Philip. The current heir to the house of Bourbon styles himself as Louis XX (Louis XIX having been the nominal last king of France for 20 minutes in 1830).
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