Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Hungarian royalists want Otto as King

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September 25, 1919

Hungarian royalists have plans to restore the monarchy in Hungary with Archduke Otto, the eldest son of the former Emperor Karl, as King, according to a Budapest dispatch to an Innsbruck newspaper, reports the New York Times.

Archduke Otto will celebrate his seventh birthday on November 20.   The royalists want the former emperor to be the regent for Otto until his reaches his majority.

Former Emperor Karl and his family are said to be living quietly in a chateau in Prangins, Switzerland, near Lake Geneva.

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