The following table, condensed from the "Statesman's Year Book," shows the yearly salary paid to kings, queens and members of royal households and presidents of various republics, according to the most reliable authorities in 1880. Out of these salaries some rulers have much to pay, in order to maintain the character of their position, so that their actual clear savings, annually, cannot be easily shown.

Country.

Ruler.

Salary.

Turkey.............

Sultan and royal household...J

810,000,000.00

Russia..............

Emperor and royal household..

9,608,000.00

Italy...............

King.......

2,811,060.00

Prince Amadeo.........

57,960.00

Duke of Genoa.........

57,960.00

Germany.............

Emperor and King and royal family............

2,957,077.86

Prussia...............

Morocco.............

Sultan...............

2,420,000.00

Austria-Hung'ry

As Emperor...

2,250,600.00

As King.............

2,250,600.00

Spain...............

King.......

1,352,400.00

Queen...............

56,350.00

Parents of King .......

202,860.00

King's Sisters.........

154,560.00

Bavaria..............

King and royal family..............

2,260,440.00

Japan..............

Mikado and royal family.............

1,246,134.40

Egypt..............

Khedive..............

483,000.00

His father.............

193,200.00

Royal family...........

345,250.00

Saxony.............

King.......

710,010.00

Royal family..........

77,376 60

Belgium............

king.................

637,560.00

Wurtemberg........

king.................

439,877.76

Royal family.........

76,425.09

Portugal.............

king...............

396,060.00

Queen..............

64,239.00

Ferdiand............

106,260.00

Baden...............

Grand Duke and royal family......

407,796.20

Hesse...............

Grand Duke and royal family.........

290,380.53

Country.

Ruler.

Salary.

Great Britain and Ireland, including queen and members of the royal

Queen(Privy Purse) Queen (other allowance)

289,800.00 569,750.00

Prince of Wales............

193.200.00

Princess of Wales..........

48,300.00

Duke of Edinburgh.........

120,750.00

Duke of Connaught........

120,750.00

Princess Friedrich Wilhelm of Prussia.....

38,640.00

Princess Christian of Schleswig-Holstein......

28,980.00

Princess Louise, Marchioness of Lome........

28,980.00

Princess Henry (Beatrice) of Battenberg......

28,980.00

Duchess of Cambridge..................

28,980.00

Grand Duchess of Mecklenb'g-Strelitz......

14,490.00

Princess of Teck.........

24,150.00

Duke of Cambridge.

57,960.00

Princess Helena, of Waldech, Duchess of Albany..........

28,980.00

Denmark...........

King.................

268,330.68

Heir Apparent..........

32,196.78

Greece..............

King.........

32,196.78

Netherlands..........

King....................

241,500.00

King.....................

60,375.00

Brunswick............

Duke....................

242,000.00

Saxe Weimar..........

Grand Duke...............

202,860.00

Roumania............

King.........

228,942.00

Anhalt.....

Duke and royal family...................

140,070.00

India.......

Governor-General..........

178,710.00

Schaumberg-Lipp

Prince...................

121,000 00

France..............

President.......

115,920.00

State household...

115,920.00

Schwarzburg- Sonderhausen.

Prince...................

124,734.75

Country.

Ruler.

Salary.

Saxe-Altenburg.

Reigning Duke and family...

103,603.50

Saxe Meiningen...

Reiginig Duke..........

95,218.62

Sweden and Norway...............

King.................

80,496.78

Royal family...........

475,460.37

Saxe-Coburg- Gotha.....

Duke.................

72,450.00 to 97,140.96

Oldenburg...........

Grand Duke.............

61,482.50

Royal family.............

28,980.00

Schwarzburg- Rudolstadt .. .......

Prince.................

70,474,.53

United States.........

President................

50,000.00

Victoria.............

Governor................

48,300.00

Lippe...............

Prince...................

48,300.00

Canada.............

Governor-General.........

48,300.00

Ceylon.............

Governor................

28,560.00

New Zealand........

Governor................

36,225.00

New South Wales....

Governor................

33,810.00

Hong Kong.........

Governor................

28,980.00

Mauritius...........

Governor................

21,420.00

Cape Colony.......

Governor..............

28,980.00

Africa............

Queensland........

Governor.............

24,150.00

South Australia.....

Governor.............

24,150.00

Chili.......

President.............

27,388.00

Argentine

Republic............

President.............

28,980.00

Tasmania............

Governor.............

24,150.00

Natal, Africa.........

Governor.............

19,320.00

Western

Austrialia ..........

Governor.............

14,490.00

Switzerland..........

President.......

2,898.00

Councillors...............

2,318.40