DE FACTO and DE JURE
I think you misunderstood my post, which is that there is poetic justice in Prince George of Cambridge having been born the first child of his parents AFTER the succession law had changed to fully cognatic primogeniture. Prince Christian of Denmark was born in 2005, several years before Parliament changed the law from male-preferred primogeniture to fully cognatic. So although the Danish people knew in advance that the first child born to the crown princely couple would be second in line to the throne, they could not know until after the birth whether the said child would remain direct in the succession or subject to displacement. That being said, it has been said that the Danes had, for a long time, been in favor of changing the law: it's just that unless the issue became relevant (supposed Frederik and Mary had a girl first, and then a boy), Parliament was not inclined to amend the constitution. But you can't argue with the facts: fully cognatic primogeniture did not apply to Christian on a DE JURE basis -- only DE FACTO.
The same could be said of Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein, a country which not only does not permit females to inherit the throne (the most that a princess can do is transmit succession rights to her male descendants in the male line) but also, still denies them the right to vote. The fact that the prince happens to be first child of a father (Prince Aloys), who himself is the first child of the reigning prince (Hans Adam II), who himself was born the first child of his own sovereign father (Prince Franz Joseph II), who himself had been born the first child of Prince Aloys of Liechtenstein and Archduchess Elisabeth Amalia of Austria, is irrelevant. He owes his position as a direct heir to being the eldest son of the heir-apparent, in accordance with existing law of the land: succession is lateral, in accordance with the order of agnatic primogeniture.
Anyhow, I think there is poetic justice in the current Luxembourg situation, as in the British: the new prince has been born into a succession where fully cognatic primogeniture is a DE JURE thing.
That i also the case for Prince Christian of Denmark and Prince Joseph Wenzel of Liechtenstein who are both the first children of their respecitve parents. They only one who is not the firstborn is Hereditary Prince Jacques of Monaco who was born a few mintes after his older twin sister.
I was hoping for a boy, too -- precisely because of the situation in the other houses: as you say, the balance of genders is preserved. More importantly, as in the case of Prince George of Cambridge, he owes his position as a direct heir to being the first CHILD, not just first son.
Great to hear the baby is born and mother and child are doing well.
I had not expected Charles as the first name but i like it.
With his birth the future European royals are equaled out in gender 5 each.
Female heiresses: Norway, Sweden, The Netherlands, Belgium and Spain.
Male heirs: Luxembourg, Monaco, UK, Denmark, Liechtenstein.
Den Ierfgroussherzog an d’Ierfgroussherzogin hunn déi grouss Freed, d’Gebuert vun hirem Jong matzedeelen. Hien ass haut, Sonnden, den 10. Mee 2020 um 05:13 Auer an der Stater Maternité Grande-Duchesse Charlotte op d’Welt komm.
Dee klenge Prënz kritt den Numm Charles Jean Philippe Joseph Marie Guillaume an huet e Gewiicht vun 3,190 kg an eng Gréisst vun 50 cm.
Der Mamm an dem Puppelche geet et gutt.
D’Ierfgroussherzoglech Koppel freet sech elo schonn drop, hire Landsleit d‘Kand kënnen ze presentéieren. *https://www.wort.lu/fr/luxembourg/le-futur-grand-duc-vient-de-naitre-5eb42ff8da2cc1784e35d414
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