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Re: 20+ Years
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Posted by William F on 5/12/2019, 5:33:19, in reply to "20+ Years
He doesn’t quite make 20+ years but Emperor Franz Joseph of Austria was a widower for 18 years.
I can name additional examples, if one were to expand the discussion to royal men who were widowers for at least 20 years, since you brought up the example of King Carlos III of Spain.
Recent ones coming to mind would be Prince Rainier III of Monaco, who never remarried in the 22 years following the death of his only wife, Princess Grace.
Prince Louis Ferdinand, head of the Prussian royal house from 1951, also never remarried between the death in 1967 of his only wife, Grand Duchess Kira Kirillovna, and his own death in 1994.
Can you name additional examples?