Wikipedia Aleatória: Reis malucos

, por Alexandre Matias

List of mentally ill monarchs

This is a list of monarchs who have been described as mentally ill in some way by historians past or present.
In many cases, it is difficult to ascertain whether a given historical monarch did in fact possess a genuine mental illness of some sort, whether he or she was merely eccentric or suffering symptoms of a physical illness, or whether he or she was just disliked by

Ancient world
Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon (reigned c. 605 BC-562 BC), became insane for a period of seven years

Roman Emperors
Caligula (12-41; ruled 37-41)
Justin II (520-578; ruled 565-578)

Islamic Caliphs
Ottoman Caliph Ibrahim I (1615-1648; ruled 1640-1648), known as Deli Ibrahim (Mad Ibrahim)

European monarchs

King Charles VI of France (1368-1422; ruled 1380-1422), known as Charles le Fou (Charles the Mad)
King Henry VI of England (1421-1471; ruled 1422-1461 and 1470-1471)
Queen Joanna of Castile (1479-1555; ruled 1504-1555), known as Juana La Loca (Joanna the Mad)
Tsar Ivan IV of Russia (1530-1584; ruled 1533-1584), known as Ivan the Terrible
Tsar Feodor I of Russia (1557-1598; ruled 1584-1598), son of Ivan IV. Known as Feodor the Bellringer (he was reputedly mentally retarded)
Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II (1552-1612; ruled 1576-1611).
King Charles II of Spain (1661-1709; ruled 1665-1700) , known as Charles the Bewitched
Queen Maria I of Portugal (1734-1816; ruled 1777-1816), known as Maria a Louca (Maria the Mad)
King Christian VII of Denmark (1749-1808; ruled 1767-1808)
King George III of the United Kingdom (1738-1820; ruled 1760-1820)
King Ludwig II of Bavaria (1845-1886; ruled 1864-1886), known as Mad King Ludwig
King Otto of Bavaria (1848-1916; ruled 1886-1913)

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