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 It's about nine-tenths the number of Living Kings and Queens. In other words, 13 is 0.870 times the count of Living Kings and Queens, and the count of Living Kings and Queens is 1.10 times that amount. (2015 figures) (distinct Monarchs)As of 2015, the world has fifteen Kings and Queens reigning over 45 countries. Of all these, Queen Elizabeth the II is the only reigning Queen; she has monarchical authority over the sixteen of the Commonwealth nations. It's about one-and-two-fifths times the number of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven. In other words, 13 is 1.444444444440 times the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven, and the count of Symphonies Composed by Beethoven is 0.692307692310 times that amount. (a.k.a. Ludwig van Beethoven) Over the course of his life, Beethoven composed nine symphonies over the course of a twenty-four year period. After his death in early 1827, an estimated 20,000 Austrian citizens attended his public funeral. It's about half the number of Countries in the European Union. In other words, 13 is 0.460 times the count of Countries in the European Union, and the count of Countries in the European Union is 2.20 times that amount. (a.k.a. EU) (2016 figures) It's about three times the number of Living U.S. Presidents. In other words, the count of Living U.S. Presidents is 0.30 times 13. (a.k.a. Presidents of the United States; a.k.a. Presidents of the United States of America; a.k.a. POTUS), (2016 figures) (including current) It's about one-fourth the number of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth. In other words, 13 is 0.270 times the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth, and the count of Teeth in a Great White Shark's Mouth is 3.70 times that amount. (Carcharodon carcharias) (average; including developing rows) It's about one-fourth the number of Countries in Africa. In other words, 13 is 0.240 times the count of Countries in Africa, and the count of Countries in Africa is 4.20 times that amount. (2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only) The continent of Africa includes 54 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2016. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.1 billion inhabitants. It's about one-fifth the number of Submarines in the US Navy. In other words, 13 is 0.180 times the count of Submarines in the US Navy, and the count of Submarines in the US Navy is 5.60 times that amount. (a.k.a. Subs) (includes all types, all classes) (2015 figures)