5 Monarchs Who Suffered Horrible Deaths

Being a monarch won’t save you from a gruesome death

A painting of Tsar Nicholas II by Aleksandr Makovsky, 1896 (Wikimedia Commons)

MMonarchs have always enjoyed prosperous lifestyles. While others struggled to survive, they benefited from wealth, security, and power, and this trend has been consistent throughout history. But being a monarch doesn’t make you immune to hardship. Even with an abundance of fortune and influence, these five…



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