History: 5 embarrassing monarchs' deaths

Royal pains part III details the demise of powerful people in past centuries

In this final instalment of all the times death and disease royally screwed monarchs throughout history, we look at five less-than-noble ways kings and leaders died.

King George
King George II was a fan of hot chocolate

1. King George II died on the throne — the toilet, that is. A fan of hot chocolate and women, he liked to indulge in copious amounts of both, and it seems the former may have been his undoing.

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