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Re: Romania's King Michael ends ties with German Hohenzollern dynasty
Posted by Radu on 12/5/2011, 19:56:19, in reply to "Re: Romania's King Michael ends ties with German Hohenzollern dynasty"
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There's been a statement, see below. It says 'we do not ascribe any special significance to such a process in the context of historical developments in the last century'. |
: I suspect King Michael realizes if he does
: take steps to solidify the succession of the
: Romanian claim for his own
: children/grandchildren, then what would
: happen upon his death is that the rightful
: claimant would be a German prince who has
: expressed to desire to support the claim.
: Even worse, the door would be wide open for
: Paul al Romanei (as I understand his legal
: name now to be) to start calling himself
: King and he would be accepted as such by the
: world's media and Romanian officials/people
: since there would likely not be any strong
: opposition to his claims form the German
: The King's action may seem absurd when
: applied to an former constitution no longer
: in force. But when faced with the realities
: of the current time, they make perfect sense
: to me.
: I understand why Michael would want to
: ensure the succession for his own
: descendants but that is not how the game
: works. I know he had no control over it but
: hear me out: he should have had sons if he
: wanted his descendants to be able to claim
: this throne! I think he is very well aware
: that he is throwing it against the wall and
: trying to see what sticks but come on... you
: can't choose to give away what is not yours
: to give.
: The Romanians could choose one of Michael's
: descendants for the throne or they could
: pick someone else. Still, the Prince of
: Hohenzollern will be the, or a, titular
: king. The same way we have three French
: claimants (one imperial, two royal).
: I would really love to hear what the
: princely house has to say about this, if
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