Leopold I of Belgium- Turned down both a high ranking position in Napoleon’s Army and, also, the King of Greece. Later decided to be King of...

fuckyeahhistorycrushes: “Leopold I of Belgium- Turned down both a high ranking position in Napoleon’s Army and, also, the King of Greece. Later decided to be King of Belgium. And he’s amazingly attractive. Like, ridiculously so.

A portrait of Phillip II (1527-1598), King of Spain. After Anthonis Mor, 1558. Philip's wife Mary I of England died the same year that this portrait was painted.

Antonio Moro (Anthonis Mor van Dashorst) Phillip II King of Spain, 1558

Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands. She reigned for nearly 58 years from 1890 to 1948, longer than any other Dutch monarch.

Royal Forums: Queen Wilhelmina wearing her Sapphire Tiara. It was given to her by the people ot the Netherlands for her wedding in The piece has a big diamond on the center, found in India.

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But we did have Burger King in Belgium. In fact, I refuse to eat Burger King again because it was the only American fast food we had there

AFRICAN KINGS by International Photographer James C. Lewis | Kwaku Dua I (1797 – 1867), was the eighth Asantehene of the Kingdom of Asante (King of the Asante). In 1834, King or Asantehene Kwaku Dua I of the Kingdom of Asante succeeded Osei Yaw Akoto to throne as the King of Asante. On 18 March 1837, Asantehene Kwaku Dua I of the Kingdom of Asante signed a contract between him and King William I of the Netherlands. | Model: Marvin Montgomery | Wardrobe & Jewelry: Maryse M'bo Ako |

AFRICAN KINGS by International Photographer James C. Lewis (Samanmitha's ancestor, the revolutionary who overthrew the Tachibanas)

Antique pearl and diamond tiara worn by Queen Maxima

Antique pearl and diamond tiara worn by Queen Maxima------> it looks alot like the tiara Cora wore on season 6 of Downton Abbey

Princess Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti (1971-living2013) Argentina wife of Prince Willem-Alexander (Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand) (1967-living2013) Prince of Orange, Netherlands heir.

Princess Máxima Zorreguieta Cerruti Argentina wife of Prince Willem-Alexander (Willem-Alexander Claus George Ferdinand) Prince of Orange, Netherlands heir.

dang...I need to move to the Netherlands...maybe the people are nicer

The Netherlands are running out of crime - WTF fun facts. I need to move to the Netherlands!

Edward I Plantagenet of England "Longshanks," Ruled England from 1272-1307; My 23rd great-grandfather

Ancestor-Edward I - Called Edward Longshanks and the Hammer of the Scots. King from 1272 -

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