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The reign of terror of Pol Pot in Cambodia resulted in the deaths of over a million peopleQueen Elizabeth has reigned over the British Empire for almost 50 years now.

The reign of terror of Pol Pot in Cambodia resulted in the deaths of over a million people.

The Beatles reigned over the pop music world during the 1960s.

Confusion reigns over the country's capital today amid reports that the President has been assassinated.

The longest reigning monarch in Great Britain's history was King George III.

The Anglican church was established during Henry VIII's reign in order to allow the King to divorce his wife, and remarry.

Tiger Woods has reigned over the golf world since the beginning of his professional career.

The reigning champion of cycling, Lance Armstrong is widely expected to win the Tour de France again this year.

There is a French proverb which observes that where power reigns, there is no room for reason.

There is a Ghanaian proverb which states that when a king has good counselors, his reign is peaceful.

John Milton wrote that it is better to reign in hell than to serve in heaven.

Napoleon once suggested that a prince who gets a reputation for good nature in the first year of his reign is laughed at in the second.

The Pantheon in Rome was built during the reign of the Emperor Hadrian.

Benjamin Franklin once remarked that at twenty years of age, the will reigns; at thirty, the wit; and at forty, the judgment.

Richard the Lion-hearted, King of England, spent more than 95 percent of his reign on foreign shores. He visited England only twice.

King Louis XIX reigned over France for about 15 minutes.

The twin Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia currently reign as the world's tallest buildings, at 1,483 feet.

The Chinese used lions on hunting expeditions during the reign of Kublai Khan.

OREO cookies have reigned supreme as the number-one-selling cookie in America since they first appeared on the market in 1912.

A female pharaoh was unknown in Egypt before Hatshepsut, who began her reign in 1502 B.C.

During the reign of Catherine I of Russia, the rules for parties stipulated that no man was to get drunk before 9 o'clock, and ladies weren't to get drunk at any hour.

Economists say the long reign of the American dollar is fading, as all major currencies have risen against it.


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