The Sovereigns of Europe in 2017


The sovereigns of Europe in 2017


In 2017, Europe is looking rather royal indeed. The continent's monarchies are enjoying, generally, a period of strength and confidence with roots in the constitutions, cultures and hearts of the countries where they flourish. Here's how Europe's royal map looks at the start of 2017.





Elizabeth II
Ascended February 6th 1952





Margrethe II of Denmark
ascended January 14th 1972


Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden
ascended September 15th 1973




Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein
ascended November 13th 1989




Harald V of Norway
ascended January 17th 1991



Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
ascended October 7th 2000




Albert II, Sovereign Prince of Monaco
ascended April 6th 2005





Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands
ascended April 30th 2013





Philippe of the Belgians
ascended July 21st 2013




Felipe VI of Spain
ascended June 19th 2014

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