2. D.Duarte, duke of Bragança
3. Vicky, Emperess Frederick
4. Victoria, queen of England
5. Frederik Crown Prince of Denmark
6. Ferdinand of B.T.Sicilies, duke of Castro
8. Nicholas II Emp. of Russia
9. Alfonso XIII King of Spain
: The time-honoured old recipe once again...
: 1. My father and my brother were kings in my
: native country. I was also a king very
: briefly, but in a different country. Lately,
: my great-grandson has been challenging the
: position of my brother’s descendant as head
: of our house.
: 2. I am the head of a royal house that lost
: its throne a long time ago. My brothers have
: remained bachelors, but I have married and
: produced heirs – although I was almost 50
: when it finally happened...
: 3. I was an Empress, but my husband lost his
: throne, and then his life, far too early. I,
: on the other hand, had a very long life.
: 4. I was the longest-reigning monarch in the
: history of my country, and I gave my name to
: a whole era.
: 5. I am an heir who is about to have a big
: 6. I was the head of a no longer reigning
: house, though my claim was disputed by
: another branch of the family. I passed away
: 7. By the time I became a king, I had
: already reigned for half a century under a
: different title. I was forced into exile
: when my country was annexed to a
: neighbouring country, but now it is
: independent again.
: 8. I was the last monarch of my country. My
: whole family and I met with a tragic death.
: 9. At the time of my accession, I was
: without doubt the youngest monarch in the
: world – in fact, I couldn’t have been any
: younger. I later lost my throne and died in
: 10. I was the heir apparent, but before I
: could succeed, my family lost its throne.
: However, some people also count me among the
: legitimate kings of a different country.
: So, who are we, and what do we all have in
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