Country, where it is still ruled by kings
76-year-old King of Spain Juan Carlos I de Borbón, the recent experience health problems, decided to abdicate, which now takes his son - Prince of Asturias, Felipe. Juan Carlos came to the throne 39 years ago at the age of 37 years - after the fall of the Franco regime, which he appointed his heir to the Spanish throne. Juan Carlos came to the throne 27 November 1975 immediately after the death of Franco.
Care of the Spanish king will be the third in the last year in Europe. July 3, 2013 announced the abdication for health Belgium's King Albert II in favor of his son Prince Felipe. In April of 2014 he abdicated Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands, after which the new and the first since 1890. King was her eldest son, Crown Prince of Orange-Nassau, Willem-Alexander.
We remember all operating monarchs in the world.
, the United Kingdom and the British Commonwealth. Queen Elizabeth II
The Queen of Great Britain and 15 other independent states: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Grenada, Canada, New Zealand, Papua - New Guinea, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, the Solomon islands, Tuvalu, Jamaica.
Cambodia. King Norodom Sihamoni
Netherlands. King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima
Monaco. Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene
Malaysia. King Abdul Halim of Kedah
Liechtenstein. Prince Hans-Adam II
Andorra. Soknyazya Francois Hollande and Archbishop Joan Enric Vives Sicilia, and,
Heads of Andorra has traditionally been the president of France and the bishop of Urgel.