Sultan, whose official age is 79 but who is thought to be much older, has been crown prince of the Gulf's biggest economy and the world's leading oil supplier since his half-brother Abdullah, 86, ascended the throne
in August 2005.
According to a legend, 3000 years ago Shah Jamshed of the Peshadian dynasty ascended the throne
on "Navroz" - 'nav' meaning new and roze' meaning day.
The first journalist to interview King Abdullah when he ascended the throne
, Habib also broke the story that it would be Abdullah, King Hussein's son, who would succeed him, and not the designated Crown Prince Hassan, Hussein's brother.
The King, since he ascended the Throne
a decade ago, underlined the importance of building a modern Jordan based on equality and the sovereignty of law in a bid to raise the living standards of Jordanians and to achieve the desired economic development.
Birendra's younger brother Gyanendra ascended the throne
after the massacre.
Which nationality was William III, who ascended the throne
alongside his wife Mary following the Glorious Revolution of 1688?
Many Protestant reformers who had been working in England fled to Zurich when Mary ascended the throne
, then returned to England when Elizabeth I came to power.
By the time he ascended the throne
, his own people, Angles, Saxons and Jutes, had for the most part left behind their beliefs in heathen gods, but he worked for, and to some extent achieved Christian conversion of the Danes.
But most of these reigning empresses ascended the throne
to deal with emergency situations, such as when a crown prince was too young to reign or was forced to postpone enthronement for political reasons.
June marks 50 years since the Queen ascended the throne
after the death of her father, King George V1.
But many of them ascended the throne
at much younger ages than the present Queen, who was 25 when her father died.
Finally one wonders why a book surveying Victorian poetry begins seven years before Victoria ascended the Throne
and ends eleven years before she died.
IF you were born on February 6, 1952, the day Queen Elizabeth II ascended the throne
, you could be eligible to attend a special garden party at Buckingham Palace to celebrate her Golden Jubilee.
Following the death of her father in 1952, she ascended the throne
It will mark their first public tennis game since the emperor ascended the throne
in 1989, according to the agency.