A monarchy is a form of government in which a person, the monarch, is head of state for life or until abdication.The political legitimacy and authority of the monarch may vary from restricted and largely symbolic (constitutional monarchy), to fully autocratic (absolute monarchy), and can expand across the domains of the executive, legislative, and judicial.
Monarchy es un dúo de música electrónica integrado por Andrew Armstrong y Ra Black. El grupo nacido en Londres en el año 2009 fue inicialmente conocido como Milke.
The monarchy of the United Kingdom, commonly referred to as the British monarchy, is the constitutional form of government by which a hereditary sovereign reigns as the head of state of the United Kingdom, its dependencies (the Bailiwick of Guernsey, the Bailiwick of Jersey and the Isle of Man) and its overseas territories.
- Types of monarchy
- Lines of succession
This is a list of current monarchies. As of 2021, there are 44 sovereign states in the world with a monarch as Head of state. There are 13 in Asia, 12 in Europe, 10 in North America, 6 in Oceania and 3 in Africa.
These are the approximate categories which present monarchies fall into
Some of the extant sovereign monarchies have lines of succession that go back to the medieval period or antiquity: 1. The kings of Cambodia claim descent from Queen Soma, although the historiographical record is interrupted in the "Post-Angkor Period". A real unified kingdom of Cambodia first came to existence in 802. The monarchy in Cambodia was abolished between 1970 and 1993. 2. There exist several suggestions on a possible line of succession in the Danish monarchy from the late 7th century a
^1 Belgium is the only existing popular monarchy – a system in which the monarch's title is linked to the people rather than a state. The title of Belgian kings is not King of Belgium, but instead King of the Belgians. Another unique feature of the Belgian system is that the new monarch does not automatically assume the throne at the death or abdication of his predecessor; he only becomes monarch upon taking a constitutional oath. ^2 Basic Law of Saudi Arabia
A monarchy is a kind of government where a monarch, a kind of hereditary ruler (someone who inherits their office), is the head of state. Monarchs usually rule until they die or pass down (when a monarch resigns it is called abdication ).
Executive monarchy versus ceremonial monarchy. There exist at least two different types of constitutional monarchies in the modern world — executive and ceremonial. In executive monarchies, the monarch wields significant (though not absolute) power. The monarchy under this system of government is a powerful political (and social) institution.
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