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Old 07-12-2011, 06:56 PM
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While looking on articles about AD Otto, I stumbled over this one aout ADss Fransesca's birthday party on June 8th 2011:

Happy Birthday, Francesca Habsburg

It says that AD Karl also attended.
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Old 07-16-2011, 12:04 PM
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Does Archduke Karl still believes in the restoration of Monarchy in Austria?
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Old 07-16-2011, 12:51 PM
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Does Archduke Karl still believes in the restoration of Monarchy in Austria?
He never uttered himself in that respect no he would only move there by wish of the people,and nothing else.But my point: never say never.
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Old 07-16-2011, 02:14 PM
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The first Lady of the House of Habsbourg is not the Head's wife as before but Archduke Otto 's daughter n°4 , Archduchess Gabriela (a divorcee).
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Old 07-17-2011, 05:49 AM
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As long as she is married to Archduke Karl, his wife Francesca will be the "First Lady" of the Family.
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Old 07-17-2011, 07:36 AM
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As long as she is married to Archduke Karl, his wife Francesca will be the "First Lady" of the Family.
But aren't they separated ?
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They are very catholic and are not divorced.
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Three years ago it was claimed that Francesca would divorce Karl but they are still married... And why should they divorce? Both have no new partner, both are catholic and being the wife of the Head of the House of Habsburg means a top position in Austria's more or less openly Royalty and aristocracy-loving society. Plus their children, even though they live with Karl in Salzburg, would surely suffer from a divorce.
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Old 07-17-2011, 07:58 AM
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Francesca will not be Head of the Order of Starry Cross, although she is married to Karl.
The Head of the Order of Starring Cross is Archduchess Gabrielle.
She is a divorcee but Amedeo wrote that her wedding was annulled canonically.
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Old 07-17-2011, 08:29 AM
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I thought Karl had moved to Vienna?

I read recently, where I don't recall, of Francesca speaking of the problems her children encountered in school because they had the name Habsburg, so she ensured they used a different surname. Is that correct?

Do Karl and his family have social standing in Austria because they are the "first couple" of the Habsburgs?
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Old 07-17-2011, 08:48 AM
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I am sure the Habsburg children must encounter the same problems rich kids face on schools. If you add a very prestigious last name, the situation gets worse.

Karl and family have an enormous social standing in Austria and other countries. This does not mean that they must deal with rude attitudes from now and then. But hey, that's royalty, it happens to the British the Sweddish and all Royal families. Lots of privileges but lots of exposure and they can not fight back when facing rudeness and insult.
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Three years ago it was claimed that Francesca would divorce Karl but they are still married... And why should they divorce? Both have no new partner, both are catholic and being the wife of the Head of the House of Habsburg means a top position in Austria's more or less openly Royalty and aristocracy-loving society. Plus their children, even though they live with Karl in Salzburg, would surely suffer from a divorce.
The children don't live with Karl in Salzburg. Both Karl and Francesca live in Vienna but not together. Eleonore goes to school in Switzerland (at Le Rosey like Francesca did) and the younger ones go to school in Vienna.
There was a News article that Eleonore used the name Thyssen when on social networking sites etc. but apart from that all the kids use the Habsburg name.
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the children don't live with Karl in Salzburg. Both Karl and Francesca live in Vienna but not together. Eleonore goes to school in Switzerland (at Le Rosey like Francesca did) and the younger ones go to school in Vienna.
There was a News article that Eleonore used the name Thyssen when on social networking sites etc. but apart from that all the kids use the Habsburg name.
That is absolutely true. Karl would never agree to a divorce, his position as Head of the family is already heavily critisized. Even his own uncles didn't accept him as Head and AD Carl Ludwig and AD Felix didn't attend his wedding to Francesca because she was not a suitable bride according to the Family Laws even if AD Otto did agree to the wedding.
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There was a News article that Eleonore used the name Thyssen when on social networking sites etc. but apart from that all the kids use the Habsburg name.
Wow! Generally, "Thyssen" would already be a recognizable name which one would want to avoid using so not to attract attention. Unless, I guess, that other possible name is Habsburg.
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Wow! Generally, "Thyssen" would already be a recognizable name which one would want to avoid using so not to attract attention. Unless, I guess, that other possible name is Habsburg.
For a private but very accurate source, I have learnt she doesn't use any more the name Thyssen and she may use the name Habsburg.
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Otto von Habsburg is dead. Long live Karl von Habsburg!
Author Jean des Cars compares the father and the son.
Article in French
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Archduke Karl attended the presentation of Eva Demmerle's book "The House of
Habsburg" in Vienna, Austria, September 22, 2011.



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Archduchess Francesca visited the exhibition 'Handwork-Constructing the World' in Palma de Mallorca,
Spanish island Mallorca, on 13 October 2011. The exposition features works of art by Cuban artists
known as 'Los Carpinteros' ('The Carpenters') that belong to the Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary
Art collection.


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Archduke Charles (Karl) meeting the Duke of Braganza in Funchal:

PPM Braga: Membros da família do Imperador Carlos da Áustria recebidos na Câmara do Funchal

Noblesse & Royautés » La famille impériale autrichienne à Funchal
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Archduke Charles and politics:

HABSBURG SOLL WIEDER EINE POLITISCHE ROLLE SPIELEN « Tiroler Journal
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