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Duke & Duchess of Windsor on Wedding Day in France.jpg
Prince Edward VIII (1894-1972) and his new wife Wallis Simpson (1896-1986), also known as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, on their wedding day. He was the King of Great Britain from January to December 1936. He intended to marry Simpson, a divorcee,…

King Leopold III of Belgium.jpg
King Leopold III (1901-1983) of Belgium, who rose to the throne in 1934. He was captured by German forces during the war and was freed in 1950, and he was forced to abdicate to his son Baudouin.

King Victor Emanuel of Italy.jpg
A photograph of King Emmanuel III of Italy (1869-1947), who reigned from 1900 to 1946. He appointed Benito Mussolini to the position of Prime Minister in 1922. He also abdicated his throne to his son, Crown Prince Umberto in 1946.

King Gustav V of Sweden.jpg
A photograph of King Gustav V of Sweden (1858-1950). His motto was: “With the people, for the Fatherland.” He was a Nazi sympathizer, though he did disapprove of Hitler's treatment of the Jews.
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