From ‘Bad King John’ as well as the debauched Gaius Caligula to the “useless” Mary, Queen of Scots, historian Sean Lang rounds up nine for the worst kings and queens ever sold…
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History does not have any shortage of disastrous rulers; this list could effortlessly are filled up with the Roman emperors alone. Rulers are homicidal, like Nero or Genghis Khan; incompetent, like Edward II; entirely untrustworthy, like Charles we; or amiable but insufficient, like Louis XVI of France or Tsar Nicholas II.
Some royal stinkers had been restricted inside their ability doing severe damage: the self-absorbed Edward VIII by their abdication,
The narcissistic prince regent and king, George IV, because of the constitutional restrictions on their energy. Together with mass murderer and self-proclaimed ‘Emperor’ Jean-Bedel Bokassa regarding the main African Empire could have showcased with this list had their imperial status been internationally recognised, nonetheless it wasn’t.