Dedicated to the Memory of AmIAnnoying.com's BruceFollow Us on Twitter
Am I Annoying.com
Search Celebrities (By Last Name)
Search Collections
 Go
Advertising
In The News
 
Voting Station
Liliuokalani
Please vote to return to collections (Voting Results will appear on Right Sidebar).
Monarch
    (September 2, 1838-November 11, 1917)
    Born in Honolulu, Hawaii
    Last monarch of Hawaii (1891-93)
    Her attempt to restore the powers of the monarchy backfired badly, leading to a coup in which she was overthrown and a republic proclaimed.
    President Grover Cleveland offered to use US force to restore her to the throne if she agreed to a general amnesty. She refused, saying that she would have the leaders of the revolt executed.
    She was placed under house arrest at her palace after a cache of firearms was found in her gardens.
    An investigation by the US concluded that her overthrow had been illegal.
    The weapons found in her garden may have been planted.
    She formally renounced the throne in return for the release of her jailed supporters.
    She was an accomplished musician and composed the standard 'Aloha Oe' and the state song 'Hawaii Ponoi.'

Credit: C. Fishel


    For 2019, as of last week, Out of 3 Votes: 0% Annoying
    In 2018, Out of 2 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 16 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 9 Votes: 55.56% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 15 Votes: 53.33% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 20 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 39 Votes: 51.28% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 14 Votes: 42.86% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 36 Votes: 47.22% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 33 Votes: 48.48% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 52 Votes: 36.54% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 43 Votes: 34.88% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 71 Votes: 52.11% Annoying
 
Annoying Collections
Site News