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Re: Another Catholic descendants
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and another curious one, considering the discussion on another thread
Franz, duke of Bavaria is a descendant of George II
George II --- Anna von Hannover --- Caroline von Oranje --- Henriette von Nassau-Weilburg --- Maria Dorothea von Wurttenberg --- Elisabeth von Habsburg --- Maria Theresa von Habsburg-Este --- Rupprecht Cr.Prince of Bavaria --- Duke Albrecht --- Duke Franz.
Louis (XX) Alphonse de Bourbon, claimant to the french throne, is a QV descendant
The Duke of Aosta who is be some seen as the head of the House of Savoy.
Jean d'Orléans is a descendant from George II
I know that King Felipe V of Spain is the only Catholic descendant of Britain's Queen Victoria who is a reigning monarch today. I was wondering about other Catholic descendants of QV who are heads of non-reigning houses. The only one I can think of, off the top of my head, is Karl Friedrich, the present-day head of the princely house of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Are there any others?
If one were to expand the list to include additional Catholic descendants of King George II, there are the Benelux sovereigns -- King Philippe of the Belgians and Grand Duke Henri of Luxembourg. As for non-reigning heads of Catholic houses, it would include Archduke Karl of Austria, the two rival claimants of Bourbon-Two Sicilies, and Duke Carl of Württemberg. Are there any others?