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Top ten current dynasties

Top ten current dynasties

Top ten current dynasties

The golden times for dynasties are long gone but there are still some ruling dynasties. Most of them are ruling for centuries. Dynasties consist in nation leaders that are members of the same family.

The most important dynasties in recent European history include the Carolingians, the Capetians, the Habsburgs, the Stuarts, the Romanovs and the Hohenzollerns. Most European countries were ruled by monarchs until the end of 19th century. Now there are just few remaining dynasties in the world and most of them have reduced powers as most states have adopted parliamentary monarchy as form of gonvernment. (more…)