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How long is 33 years?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as Pius IX's reign.
In other words, 33 years is 1.043 times the length of Pius IX's reign, and the length of Pius IX's reign is 0.9588 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Pope Blessed Pius IX, a.k.a. Giovanni Maria Mastai-Ferretti) (1792-1878)
It's about two-and-a-half times as long as FDR's Presidential Term.
In other words, 33 years is 2.725 times the length of FDR's Presidential Term, and the length of FDR's Presidential Term is 0.367 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Franklin Roosevelt, a.k.a. Franklin Delano Roosevelt) (1933-45)
It's about three times as long as King Tut's reign.
In other words, the length of King Tut's reign is 0.3 times 33 years.
(a.k.a. Tutankhamun, a.k.a. Tutankhaten, a.k.a. tVwa:t-ʕa:nəx-ʔaˡma:n) (1333 BCE - 1324 BCE)
It's about three-tenths as long as Pepi II's reign.
In other words, the length of Pepi II's reign is 3 times 33 years.
(a.k.a. Neferkare) (2278 BCE - 2184 BCE)
It's about four times as long as The Revolutionary War (American).
In other words, 33 years is 3.939 times the length of The Revolutionary War (American), and the length of The Revolutionary War (American) is 0.2539 times that amount.
(a.k.a. American War of Independence) (1775-83)
It's about five times as long as The Construction of the Chunnel.
In other words, 33 years is 5.166 times the length of The Construction of the Chunnel, and the length of The Construction of the Chunnel is 0.1936 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Channel Tunnel, a.k.a. Le tunnel sous la Manche) (1987 thru 1994) (Folkstone, Kent, UK to Coquelles, Pas-de-Calais, France)
It's about five-and-a-half times as long as World War II.
In other words, 33 years is 5.496 times the length of World War II, and the length of World War II is 0.182 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Second World War, a.k.a. WWII, a.k.a. WW2) (1939 - 1945)