June 18, 2014.
Louis XIV sat on the throne of France for 72 years (1643 – 1715).
Queen Victoria ruled the British empire for 63 years, 216 days.
Elizabeth II, also of the United Kingdom, is hot on Victoria’s heels, having ruled 62 years and counting since February 1952.
The longest reign among the Emperors of Rome was that of Constantine the Great, a mere 31 years.
Locally, for an example of regal days in power, Sam Bush has no peer. And, at Telluride Bluegrass #41, Sam celebrates his 40th anniversary on the throne – rather, on the Main Stage.
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