Alexander, louis XIV, Charles I, Akhenaten, Cleopatra, Edward VIII,James I, Pyrrhus, Agesilaus II and Elizabeth I are the ten selected monarchs in this book. A readable and comprehensive reference of the most legendary monarchs of history. From the whole of recorded world history, from earliest kings onwards, these monarchs are elected because of their fortitude, achievements, intellect and superhuman qualities. Individual royal portraits are given in this book to understand the physical environment of their era. Even the most familiar figures are revealed in a new and sometimes surprising light. This book encloses the major events of these affluent royals' lives. This is an invaluable and accessible source for the students and general readers.