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Unless of course there is a will or family-trust that states that the headship of the house and the collections/ family castle are 'tied together' and cannot be divided.
: the German high court ruled that the head of a
: former reigning dynasty has the right to
: decide who is the best heir. So the family
: might have used the ruling to skip a
: generation and avoid additional costs like
: death duties.
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: On the website of Marlene Koenig, I've read
: that the Prince zu
: Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst has
: He is succeeded by his nephew as he himself
: didn't have any children. But why is he
: succeeded by his nephew and not his younger
: brother (the father of the new Fürst)?
: According to the Online Gotha, Prince
: Hubertus (b. 1935) is still alive and was
: clearly married with consent as his son is
: now the new Fürst. Was the new Fürst adopted
: by his uncle? Or is it perhaps a way to
: avoid extra death-taxes?
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