Who was the least successful ruler in history?

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    To go with the 'who was the most successful ruler in history' thread, who was the least successful?

    Lady Jane Grey, wasn't she only on the throne 9 days before she got executed?

    Depends on how you're measuring success :lol:

    (Original post by BurstingBubbles)
    Lady Jane Grey, wasn't she only on the throne 9 days before she got executed?
    That was very short indeed. *

    (Original post by Christie_xx)
    Depends on how you're measuring success :lol:
    That is a good remark.

    Measuring by the popularity and by doings, Nero is the first name which comes into my mind: No interest in politics, was hated by the citizens and even the soldiers, has even had the consuls against him. And he did nothing in the past to stick in good memory, but being a self-appointed actor and a poet.*
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