: Thank you for this link, Barbara. So
: interesting to see so many of Queen
: Victoria's royal descendants, originating in
: so many different countries (e.g., Spain,
: UK, Sweden, Greece, Romania,
: Prussia/Germany, Serbia)at an official
: public funeral for an ex-monarch in this
: formerly Communist country. Stunning to
: those of us with long memories of the Cold
You're most welcome, Catherine. Yes indeed, it is still - even after more than 25 years - like a miracle how the world has changed after the downfall of the iron curtain...
I was stunned to see Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia standing with the family of the deceased. Georg Friedrich is the head of the house of Hohenzollern, but as I understand not of the house Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (the RC branch of the Hohenzollern) to which King Mihai I belonged. Then, I've not seen Prince Karl Friedrich, the head of the Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen on any of the pictures...
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