Wednesday, March 14, 2012

The question of the day: should Germany restore the monarchy

discussed in the media, but unlikely to happen ... a good idea though.

Prince Georg Friedrich and Princess Sophie would rock as the head state and consort!

http://www.thelocal.de/society/20120314-41329.html

7 comments:

phoebes in santa fe said...

Um, well, if the Germans want to compete in style and glamor with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, I'd find two other royal specimens to put in the spotlight. Those two - who are probably lovely people - give plainness a new definition.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

I think things would be very different if Georg Friedrich and Sophie were the emperor and empress or king and queen .. they are indeed lovely people, having met them in Bucharest last fall.

www.maltagenealogy.com said...

I think its time for Germany to reconsider restoring Georg Friedrich and Sophie as Emperor and Empress. Same as Greece, Roumania, Bulgaria, Portugal and Russia.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

there is no groundswell in Germany for such a thing. The monarchy was on shaky ground by the first world war, and collapsed. As for Greece, they have far more serious issues to deal with, and a king is not going to solve their problems.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

there is no groundswell in Germany for such a thing. The monarchy was on shaky ground by the first world war, and collapsed. As for Greece, they have far more serious issues to deal with, and a king is not going to solve their problems.

phoebes in santa fe said...

Actually, I went back to the article with the hideous wedding picture and clicked on another article about them from August 2011. That article had another picture of them, a much better one, with both husband and wife looking quite cute.

I wish you had used THAT picture rather than the one you did use.

Marlene Eilers Koenig said...

I only use photos that are out of copyright or that I have permission to use.