Which figureheads have taken power?
December 29, 2013 3:30 PM Subscribe
Just what the title says. Besides the Meiji restoration, when did a figurehead manage to overthrow / take over from whoever the de facto rulers were? Bonus points for figurehead positions that had actually held power in the past and lost it.
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