This is a list of monarchs (and other royalty and nobility) sorted by nickname.

This list is divided into two parts:

Notes:

Cognomen

A swung dash, or tilde (~), is used to indicate where the personal name occurs in the nickname; thus "~ the Accursed", followed by entries about Sviatopolk, Alexander and Tekle Haymanot, means "Sviatopolk the Accursed", "Alexander the Accursed" and "Tekle Haymanot the Accursed".

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Sobriquets

See also

Notes

  1. ^ Old English for "Princeling"
  2. ^ Italian for Red-Beard
  3. ^ Possibly meaning "cloaked" or from Latin "caput", meaning head; etymology uncertain
  4. ^ From Portuguese "capaz", capable, and "idóneo", idoneous

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