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Asked • 04/19/19

Is it possible for an established democratic country to directly switch to a monarchy?

Say, a country has well-established democratic doctrines and principles. Is it **practically** possible for that country to directly switch to a monarchy? By practical, I mean the country must last reasonably long, and not just some short-lived monarchy, overthrown by the discontented public. I'm talking about a **direct** reform, e.g. a president will reform the government. Countries who had long series of wars before achieving this are not counted. On a side note, are there real world examples for countries with these types of histories (existing and still living)? I can't seem to find any.

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Justin E. answered • 04/20/19

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