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The Beauharnais descendants
Posted by Jane on 22/3/2021, 3:45:06User logged in as JanEl
I believe that Eugène Rose de Beauharnais, Duke of Leuchtenberg, adopted son of Napoleon, has five direct descendants sitting on European thrones today as reigning monarchs -- the sovereigns of Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The latter two, along with the Prince of Monaco, also descend from his second cousin, Stephanie de Beauharnais, who also was adopted by his stepfather.
What about the heads of non-reigning houses who descend from either of these two? Some notable examples coming to mind, off the top of my head, are the late King Michael of Romania, the present Crown Prince Alexander of Serbia, Prince Karl Friedrich of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, and Margrave Max of Baden.
Are there additional examples?