Lists of monarchs in the Americas

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This list of monarchs in the Americas includes all monarchs who have reigned the various kingdoms and territories that have existed in the Americas throughout recorded history.

Current monarchies[edit]

Country Type Succession Monarch Reign since Heir apparent
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda Kingdom; constitutional and federal Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 2] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
The Bahamas The Bahamas Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 3] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Barbados Barbados Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 4] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Belize Belize Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 5] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Canada Canada Kingdom; constitutional and federal Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Grenada Grenada Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 6] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Jamaica Jamaica Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 7] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis Kingdom; constitutional and federal Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 8] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Saint Lucia Saint Lucia Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 9] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Kingdom; constitutional Cognatic primogeniture[N 1] Elizabeth II 6 February 1952[N 10] Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Territory Type Succession Monarch Reign since Heir apparent
Anguilla Anguilla
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Aruba Aruba
(Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Constituent country Absolute primogeniture Willem-Alexander 30 April 2013 Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange
Bermuda Bermuda
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Cayman Islands Cayman Islands
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Falkland Islands Falkland Islands
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Greenland Greenland
(Kingdom of Denmark)
Division Cognatic primogeniture Margrethe II 14 January 1972 Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark
Montserrat Montserrat
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles
(Kingdom of the Netherlands)
Constituent country Absolute primogeniture Willem-Alexander 30 April 2013 Catharina-Amalia, Princess of Orange
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands
(United Kingdom)
Territory Cognatic primogeniture Elizabeth II 6 February 1952 Charles, Prince of Wales[1]

Former monarchies[edit]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j Absolute primogeniture is being considered.[citation needed]
  2. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 10 June 1973 as Queen of Antigua and Barbuda.
  3. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 1 November 1981 as Queen of The Bahamas.
  4. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 30 November 1966 as Queen of Barbados.
  5. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 21 September 1981 as Queen of Belize.
  6. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 7 February 1974 as Queen of Grenada.
  7. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 6 August 1962 as Queen of Jamaica.
  8. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 19 September 1983 as Queen of Saint Kitts and Nevis.
  9. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 22 February 1979 as Queen of Saint Lucia.
  10. ^ As Queen of the United Kingdom; since 27 October 1979 as Queen of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r Pierce, Andrew (24 December 2005). "Call me George, suggests Charles". The Times. Retrieved 22 January 2009.