• The British monarchy is one of the longest-standing institutions in the world
  • Its ruling monarchs have always been at the forefront of European politics

Although its origins are debated by some historians, the British royal family has ruled over Great Britain for many centuries now, with no sign of ever coming to an end. And those who wear the British crown always have a world of responsibility on their shoulders. Here for you now are the longest-ever ruling monarchs in the history of Great Britain.

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Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I gets our list started off. Elizabeth I was Queen of England and Ireland from November 17, 1558 until her death on 24 March 1603! Sometimes called the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth was the last of the five monarchs of the House of Tudor. And she was one of the strongest and most beloved queens in British history!

Watch the video above to learn more!