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Government > Leaders > Head of state > Summary: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Government > Leaders > Head of state > Summary.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Bhutan King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Queen Jetsun Pema
Brunei Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who rules by decree, has a large private fortune
Cambodia The king's role is largely ceremonial
Jordan King Abdullah took over from his father, the late King Hussein
Lesotho King Letsie III
Luxembourg Grand Duke Henri met his Cuban-born wife Maria Teresa in Geneva
Netherlands King Willem-Alexander with former queen Beatrix and Queen Maxima
New Caledonia Harold Martin is now serving his second term as president
Samoa Tupua first entered parliament in 1966
Spain King Juan Carlos I
Thailand King Bhumibol and Queen Sirikit
Tonga George Tupou VI became king following the death of his brother
United Kingdom Queen Elizabeth is head of state of 16 countries

Citation

"Countries Compared by Government > Leaders > Head of state > Summary. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", British Broadcasting Corporation 2014. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Leaders/Head-of-state/Summary

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