The present Duke of Braganša was born in the Portuguese embassy in Berne, as his parents were living in Switzerland at the time.
There is the romantic episode that D.Miguel I's children, despite all being born in Germany, portuguese soil was put under D.Adelaide's bed so that they may claim they were born, de factu, on portuguese land .
: --Previous Message--
: Who knows? This article claims that there is
: no evidence that the Claridge's Hotel Room
: in which the Crown Prince of Yugoslavia was
: born during World War II was ever really
: designated as Yugoslav territory for the
: I discussed this with a member of the Crown
: Council many years ago. It might be correct
: that there was such a declaration, but it
: was not a requirement for succession rights
: to be born on Yugoslavian soil according to
: the house law at the time. In other words,
: mainly for propaganda purposes.
: It should be fairly easy to check records in
: the Public Record Office and write an
: article about it ...
: [My message was posted before I read the
: article you referred to. How silly of me!
: :-) ]
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