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Forum: Royal Families of Italy 06-06-2021, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The Savoias seem to have been able to retain some...

The Savoias seem to have been able to retain some wealth, probably also thanks to Marina Doria, born in a wealthy family.

The Savoia-Aostas used to be wealthy, but like in so many royal families,...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-18-2020, 10:54 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
I don't know about the health of Vittorio...

I don't know about the health of Vittorio Emanuele, but he certainly looks immobile and frail. This picture is made in 2017:...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-18-2020, 04:33 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
With that - like in Romania and Russia - a glass...

With that - like in Romania and Russia - a glass dome has been placed over the monarchy.
The other end is that one accepts a private person has dicatorial powers and decides how, when and who....
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-18-2020, 03:22 AM
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The Savoia-Aosta family has not given any...

The Savoia-Aosta family has not given any reaction. Only the biggest monarchy faction issued a communiqué, pointing that changing rules is not for a private person to decide but needs a proper and...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-17-2020, 01:21 PM
Replies: 402
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Umberto (son of Aimone di Savoia-Aosta and of...

Umberto (son of Aimone di Savoia-Aosta and of Olga of Greece) is 5 years younger than Vittoria (daughter of Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia and of Clotilde Courau).

One never knows.

King Umberto...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-16-2020, 03:47 AM
Replies: 402
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
It is of no importance for the Savoia-Aosta...

It is of no importance for the Savoia-Aosta anyway since -for them- Vittorio Emmanuele di Savoia and his descendants are no successors.

The three of Vittorio Emmanuele very own sisters are all...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-15-2020, 01:22 PM
Replies: 402
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Why are you dragging Prince Amedeo and his son...

Why are you dragging Prince Amedeo and his son Prince Aimone in this? They have not uttered one word at all so far. Nothing "to suck it up" for all you care.
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 10-20-2018, 05:57 AM
Replies: 402
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Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Greece has shown that even a collapse of unseen...

Greece has shown that even a collapse of unseen magnitude, a complete meltdown of the state and its institutions, have not led to any voice calling for a monarchy.

And Italy, a big country, the...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 09-11-2018, 02:13 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
The source is probably Sacchi's thumb.

The source is probably Sacchi's thumb.
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 03-12-2018, 05:15 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Referendums are held when the Constitution has to...

Referendums are held when the Constitution has to be changed. Only two years ago there was a referendum on the proposed constitutional changes (mainly about the composition of Parliament as well the...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 02-23-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Well, what did not happen in Germany, Russia,...

Well, what did not happen in Germany, Russia, Austria, Romania, Bulgaria, Greece, etc. was done in Italy: asking the people about the monarchy. With a convincing majority was chosen for a republic....
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 02-16-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Whatever the reason, the Kingdom of the Two...

Whatever the reason, the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies ended 157 years ago. The referendum on the monarchy in 1946 showed the best results in favour of the Savoias in exactly the former Kingdom of the...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 02-15-2018, 10:48 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
:previous: Exactly. It was not for nothing that...

:previous: Exactly. It was not for nothing that the risorgimento started in the Two Sicilies and found fertile soil.
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 02-15-2018, 02:52 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
They were seen as Spanish intruders and joyfully...

They were seen as Spanish intruders and joyfully kicked out of the country. If that is not true, why are they then not today's Kings of Italy?
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 02-13-2018, 06:12 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
At the moment the line of succession is: ...

At the moment the line of succession is:

Vittorio Emanuele di Savoia (75), The Duke of Savoy
Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia (45)
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Amedeo...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 02-12-2018, 03:44 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Eeeermmm... The risirgimento by Garibaldi was...

Eeeermmm... The risirgimento by Garibaldi was exactly to kick out the foreign royals (the Bourbons, the Habsburgers, etc,) and unite under an Italian royal family: the Savoias.

The prospect of a...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 01-01-2018, 04:42 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Anyway, it does not matter, we agree: there is no...

Anyway, it does not matter, we agree: there is no any prospect for a monarchy in Italy.
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-31-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
In 1860 the Kingdom of Sardinia ceded to France: ...

In 1860 the Kingdom of Sardinia ceded to France:
- the Principauté de Monaco (at that time a protectorate of Sardinia)
- parts of the Provence (for an example the region of Nice and the towns of...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-31-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Piedmont? Did that not just merge into the...

Piedmont? Did that not just merge into the Kingdom of Sardinia, already ruled by the Savoias? Meaning that also Piedmont became part of Italy anyway.

In my opinion only two independent Italian...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-31-2017, 04:53 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Yes, you are right but that is only the theory....

Yes, you are right but that is only the theory. You can not deny, that the once sovereign King of Württemberg, the once sovereign Grand-Duke von Sachsen-Weimar und Eisenach, the once Soverein fürst...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-30-2017, 07:03 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Which only underlines the impossibility of a...

Which only underlines the impossibility of a restoration. The Savoys and the Hohenzollerns both had short-lived new empires which reduced all the centuries old dynasties to vassals.

And even the...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-30-2017, 06:39 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Of couse the Italians will ignore it. Their power...

Of couse the Italians will ignore it. Their power is in the Palazzo Chigi. It is only interesting for people with interest in the past. The princes di Savoia will not be different to the Borgheses,...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-30-2017, 01:56 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Forget any restoration. Soon the Republic will be...

Forget any restoration. Soon the Republic will be older than Kingdom of Italia ever became. I hope that the unity will return in the dynasty, that young Prince Umberto di Savoia-Aosta will be the...
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-30-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
Point made and agreed.

Point made and agreed.
Forum: Royal Families of Italy 12-29-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 402
Views: 72,845
Posted By Duc_et_Pair
In all fairness: Albania and Montenegro are small...

In all fairness: Albania and Montenegro are small states, amongst the poorest in Europe and with a democracy still in development. The current state of Montenegro is only 11 years old (sedition from...
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