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Can You Pick Who's Managed To Say In Power The Longest?

These guys, because of course they're all guys, have tremendous staying power.

Posted on July 18, 2016, at 12:55 p.m. ET

The United States's presidential election is getting ~super official~ on Monday as the Republican National Convention kicks off in Cleveland.

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The election in November is sure to be nuts, but around the world there are elections where the outcome is clear before a single vote has been cast.

Not counting royals, the nine men in this article have been continuously in power — in one role or another — for longer than anyone else on the planet, often winning their "elections" in landslides.

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But are you able to tell which of these guys has managed to hold onto their proverbial throne for the most years?

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