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  • [Monarch fact 1] Beethoven wanted to dedicate his third symphony to Napolean. But when Napolean crowned himself the Emperor of France, Beethoven was outraged and changed the name of the symphony to Sinfonia Eroica (Heroic Symphony).


  • [Monarch fact 2] Pope Francis and Pope John Paul the Second are honorary members of the Harlem Globetrotters.


  • [Monarch fact 3] One of the earliest known serial killers was Liu Pengli, a Chinese prince from mid-100 B.C. He would go on expeditions with others, murdering people for sheer sport. He had over 100 confirmed victims. When he was uncovered, his uncle the emperor banished him instead of executing him.


  • [Monarch fact 4] When Napoleon returned to France, the King sent troops to stop and kill him. He stepped out in front of them & said: "if there is one among you who wants to kill his general, his Emperor, here I am." The royalists cheered wildly, "Long live the Emperor." They joined his cause.


  • [Monarch fact 5] In 1867, when a San Francisco policeman wanted to involuntarily commit an insane but harmless man (Joshua Abraham Norton) who declared himself emperor, the police chief refused, saying “that he had shed no blood; robbed no one; and despoiled no country; which is more than can be said of his fellows in that line.”


  • [Monarch fact 6] King of Norway Harald V once threatened to never marry if he wasn't allowed to marry Sonja Haraldsen, a commoner. The ultimatum would have threatened the end of succession.


  • [Monarch fact 7] Despite being “Bloody Mary”, Queen Mary I of England didn’t kill nearly as many people as her father, Henry VIII. Her inflated infamy was mostly Protestant propaganda.


  • [Monarch fact 8] Almost all the royal families of Europe are related to each other and while family trees are complicated and there are many ways that Europe's royals are related to each other, they all share a common ancestor in King George II who was the King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1727 until 1760.


  • [Monarch fact 9] When W.A. Mozart was 7, he was giving a concert in front of royalty in Vienna. When he slipped, Marie Antoinette helped him up and he immediately proposed to marry her.


  • [Monarch fact 10] In 1120, the captain of the White Ship was encouraged by on-board revelers to try and overtake another vessel on which King Henry I was a passenger. In the dark the ship hit a submerged rock and capsized, leading to the death of Henry's only heir (William Adelin), which led to a 20-year civil war.


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