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Old 11-23-2014, 05:31 AM
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He is not an heir but to me it is quite clear he is the future of the House and that may well be why he is was given the title. Its not unusual for the elder sibling to have a different title from their brothers/sisters its just like there is the title Prince/Princess of Orange, Prince/Princess of Wales, Prince/Princess of Asturias, the eldest child of the Crown Prince of Norway is titled HRH Princess Ingrid Alexander whilst her younger brother has the lower title HH Prince Sverre Magnus. Are all of these titles unfair or just an acceptance that as the elder child they have a more vital role within their Royal Houses?
IMO I doubt Elizabeth-Karina doesn't have a title because she is female, after all her grandfather King Michael had 5 daughters of his own.

Titles notwithstanding, the reality is that monarchy is based on the principle of primogeniture. Even though some in the new generation of European queen consorts and crown princesses might strive to treat all their children equally, the logic of the system is such that the first-born, as the one destined to become the Head of State, will always have a higher status than his/her siblings.

It is a concept that may be difficult to grasp for us commoners raised in ordinary middle-class families where the principle of equality between siblings is sacrosanct, but I suppose it is the reality of royal families. After all, there can only be one reigning king or queen at a time. I guess it was even harsher back when women were not allowed to succeed, or when younger brothers were preferred over their elder sisters, but, fortunately, most European monarchies have now moved away from agnatic succession or male-preference cognatic primogeniture.
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Old 11-23-2014, 06:15 PM
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According to the Constitution of 1923 none of the King's grandchildren would be able to receive any title.
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Old 11-23-2014, 06:45 PM
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More photos of prince Nicolae at the voluntary work in the Alpha Transilvana Foundation, from his Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?...8960284&type=1
Prince Nicolae tremendously enjoys working with children!
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Old 11-24-2014, 07:04 AM
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He is very good in communicating with all ages because he does not pretend to be somebody he is not. He is genuine and friendly and that's help him a lot.
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Old 11-27-2014, 05:58 PM
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Volunteer at Alpha Transivana:

Principele Nicolae continuă voluntariatul la Fundația Alpha Transilvană | Familia Regală a României / Royal Family of Romania
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Old 11-30-2014, 06:16 AM
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Can someone say what orders hes wearing here? Its a new photo from Ns facebook account:
https://scontent-b-vie.xx.fbcdn.net/...73&oe=551F919F
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Old 11-30-2014, 04:34 PM
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Can someone say what orders hes wearing here? Its a new photo from Ns facebook account:
https://scontent-b-vie.xx.fbcdn.net/...73&oe=551F919F
He's wearing the Nihil Sine Deo medal which he received in 2010 and the sash and star of the Grand Cross of the Order of the Romanian Crown which he received in 2013.
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Old 12-07-2014, 12:50 PM
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Prince Nicolae attended at the donation of the books in campaign "Children's books to every home", on 3rd December in Bucharest and in 5th December at the Dolj county.
Principele Nicolae, donații de carte n București și județul Dolj Familia Regală a Romniei Royal Family of Romania
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Donație de carte la Şcoala Generală Ruth din București Facebook
Donație de carte la Fundația Viață și lumină din București Facebook
Donație de carte n localitatea Coțofenii din Dos, județul Dolj Facebook
Donație de carte n localitatea Argetoaia, județul Dolj Facebook
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Liked this photo
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How much is he really influenced by his aunt and by her husband?
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How much is he really influenced by his aunt and by her husband?
Meaning? If he has been influenced by the Crown Princess it has been in a positive way. But aren't we all influenced in some manner by close family members?
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Old 01-01-2015, 08:22 PM
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I was speaking about the attitude of his aunt and of her husband towards the republic.
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Old 01-01-2015, 08:58 PM
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I was speaking about the attitude of his aunt and of her husband towards the republic.
Meaning that they are respectful of the current government? I do not think they have much choice unless the wish to lose what they have gained. Better than being exiled again.
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Old 01-01-2015, 09:48 PM
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Nice photo, very Regal.
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Old 01-02-2015, 09:12 AM
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I don't know nothing about is future as he has to follow the future Queen and her husband who will certainly be styled King Radu !
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Old 01-02-2015, 09:34 AM
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I don't know nothing about is future as he has to follow the future Queen and her husband who will certainly be styled King Radu !
Per the Fundamental Rules of the Royal House (2007), the spouse of Crown Princess will not be styled "King" but instead "Prince Consort."
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Old 01-02-2015, 10:01 AM
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Nicolae has a girlfriend?
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The Fundamental Rules of the Royal House signed in 2007 by the King has no constitutional consequence whatsoever.
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Old 01-03-2015, 12:52 AM
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Indeed, a fact which has been often stated.

Succession to the Romanian Throne
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I was speaking about the attitude of his aunt and of her husband towards the republic.



I agree with Admiral Horthy.
And the CPcsses attitude towards the republic is no one-way thing; "the republic" treats the royal family generally with friendliness and respect, too.
A treatment totally unthinkable at the moment like in Greece, for instance.
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