Top 8 Most Famous Kings In History

By Aapli Service Team

1. Alexander the Great  (356 BC – 323 BC) :

King of Macedonia and conqueror of much of the known world. He was known for his military brilliance and his patronage of the arts and sciences.

2. Genghis Khan  (1162 – 1227) :

Founder and first Great Khan of the Mongol Empire, which at its peak was the largest contiguous land empire in history. He was a skilled military leader and tactician, and he united the Mongol tribes under his rule.

3. Qin Shi Huang  (259 BC – 210 BC)

First emperor of unified China. He was a ruthless and ambitious ruler, but he also unified China under his rule and implemented many important reforms, such as the standardization of weights and measures and the construction of the Great Wall of China.

4. Louis XIV of France  (1638 – 1715)

Reigned over France for 72 years, making him the longest-reigning monarch in European history. He was known for his extravagant lifestyle and his absolute rule of France.

5. Cyrus the Great  (c. 600 BC – 530 BC)

Founder of the Achaemenid Empire, which at its peak was the largest empire in the ancient world. He was known for his tolerance of other religions and his humane treatment of conquered peoples.

6. Ramses II  (c. 1303 BC – 1213 BC)

Third pharaoh of the Twentieth Dynasty of Egypt. He was one of the most powerful and successful pharaohs in Egyptian history, and he is known for his many military campaigns and building projects.

7. Ashoka the Great  (c. 304 BC – 232 BC)

Third emperor of the Maurya Empire in India. He was a Buddhist who was known for his religious tolerance and his promotion of peace and non-violence.

8. Akbar the Great  (1542 – 1605)

Third Mughal emperor of India. He was a tolerant and wise ruler who expanded the Mughal Empire and implemented many important reforms. He was also a patron of the arts and sciences.