Roman Numerals and Famous People

Roman Numerals & Naming People

roman numerals and kings

Roman Numerals and Kings

Roman numerals are used to distinguish rulers of countries and organisations where a person has the same name as a predecessor.

Here are a couple of rather famous names that become recognizable when you add the numerals.

Charles I – The English king who lost his head.

Dalai Lama XIV –  The Tibetan leader currently living in exile.

Louis XVI – King of France who lost his head.

Henry VIII – The king of England who is famous because a couple of his wives lost their heads.

Pope Gregory XIII – gave the world the calendar many of us are familiar with.

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