Ab-Fab: As Malaysia’s king bids farewell to the throne, a look at some of history’s most notable abdications

Greetings, Coconauts. Tis us — Coconuts KL — lovers of pop culture, obscure references, and surprisingly — historical happenings. We have hidden depths. Last weekend’s eyebrow-raising news that Malaysia’s Agong would be abdicating the throne to immediate effect not only left us with mouths agape, it also put our minds into overdrive, trying to think of ...

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