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: It has just been reported that the King of
: Thailand is dead. He was the longest living
: reigning Monarch. He was King 1946-2016.
: Do we know if he is currently the second
: longest reigning monarch (70 years) since
: Louis XIV of France (72 years)?
King Sobhuza II of Swaziland was King for more than 82 years (1899-1981).