European Royals

Brandenburg's government wants to end Hohenzollern's claim for compensation

In July, Royal Central reported that the heirs of Kaiser Wilhelm II had launched their bid to reclaim art and palaces from the German state. Last week, the left-wing coalition, that governs in the German state of Brandenburg refused to pay any financial compensation to the Hohenzollerns because of their financial collaboration with the Nazi party. “They have been expropriated; they have no…
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The Queen

Buckingham Palace denies any political implications in Queen’s State Banquet speech

During The Queen’s current Germany visit, she gave a speech asking for European unity. Queen Elizabeth spoke at a state banquet in Berlin of how her and German President, Joachim Gauck, had seen the rise and fall of Europe during their life time. Remaining politically neutral The Queen added “We know that division in Europe is dangerous and that we must guard against it,” Yet some have…
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The Kents

The Duke of Kent receives Dresden Peace Prize

On February 14, 2015 The Duke of Kent received the Dresden Peace Prize for his work spanning many decades in the reconciliation of Great Britain and Germany. This comes of the 70th anniversary of British and American air raids on Dresden. Embed from Getty Images Each year…