In late 1813 the Dutch elected prince William VI of Orange as their sovereign ruler. The Congress of Vienna elevated him to King of the Netherlands.
The Swedish parliament elected to appoint Jean-Baptiste Bernadotte as crown prince.
The later Christian IX was chosen to succeed the senior line of Danish kings when that line was about to end.
Franco elected Juan Carlos as his successor while his father the count of Barcelona was still alive as were descendants of the count's older brother.
In 1688/1689 the Parliaments of England and Scotland elected to the throne the oldest daughter and son-in-law/nephew of James II/VII as monarchs. Later it chose to exclude all Catholics to the line of succession thus opting for a German protestant to succeed rather than a British born Stuart.
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