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I see him similarly to Crown Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia and even Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany. Both kept or are keeping the titles they held when the monarchy was extant.
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: King Constantine II of the Hellenes, like
: Michael of Romania, should be entitled to
: the privilege of continuing use of his
: exalted title -- for reasons that he was, at
: one point, an enthroned sovereign.
: As well as king Simeon of Bulgaria, although
: I am not sure he had to renounce his
: kingship when he ran (and won) the election
: for Bulgaria PM some years ago.
: Peter II had the right to use the title of
: king of Yu after the war, because he had
: been enthroned.
: Naturally his son Alexander should be
: addressed as Prince.
: therefore one should address Constantine as
: king, but, after his departure, his son
: Pavlos should be addressed as Prince.
: All those kings (Simeon ??) did not
: renounce, so IMHO they are entitle to be
: addressed as kings for life.
: Take the dutch case: When Queen Juliana
: abdicated she choosed to be styled as
: She was no longer queen but because she
: choosed to, she was not overthroned.
: It's a different situation from that of
: other pretenders (e.g. Russia, Serbia, the
: numerous German states).
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