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Royals, autocrats, or just plain popular? A quiz on world leader longevity

Most developed countries see a new leader every few years, but in some nations, lengthy reigns are common. How well do you know leaders with decades in charge – and which leaders may have outstayed their welcome?

King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden; Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom; Sultan Qaboos of Oman; and Queen Margrethe II of Denmark.
Clockwise from top left: Tony Gentile/Reuters; Neil Hall/Reuters; Abo Zayed/AP; Jens Norgaard Larsen/Scanpix/Reuters
Question 1 of 20

1. Which of the following royals has sat on his or her throne the longest?

Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden

Elizabeth II of Great Britain

Margrethe II of Denmark

Qaboos bin Said al Said of Oman

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