The oldest surviving parliament is in Iceland It first met in 930 AD

While in power Stalin banned crosswords since he believed them to be bourgeois and degenerate

Sobhuza II king of Swaziland had the longest monarchial reign documented lasting 82 years and 9 months

Among the moguls only Aurangzeb treated treasury as separate from his personal income; other rulers made no such distinction

Clinton Bush and Obama each won US Presidential re-election The only other three consecutive presidents to win re-election: Jefferson Madison and Monroe