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Why are there so many Italian "princes"? Seems like every other Italian plumber on Long Island are "princes".?

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  • It's almost as sad as the Manx imbecile who claims to be the Queen's nephew.

    • That would make him then the Viscount Linley, as the Queen only has one nephew, right?

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  • 8 months ago

    Some Putz , born in Brooklyn can call himself whatever the hell he likes.......but there is only ONE remaining recognized LEGITIMATE heir to the House of Savoy, and that is Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy.......the only Grandson, of the last King of Italy.

    Italy's constitution outlawed the Monarchy......but in general elections, there is STILL , to this day, a small fringe Group, called the Monarchy Party, whose sole goal is to restore the Monarchy.

    and with the sheer chaos going on lately.............there are many who are starting to think they should vote for the return of the Monarchy next time.

    If so......Prince Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, would take his rightful place as KING.

    there are some who seriously support this idea.

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  • Anonymous
    8 months ago

    Before 1860 there was no Italy it was divided into kingdoms with kings etc when Garibaldi united Italy only the Savoys were left as royalty the other mostly foreign nobility were chased out

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    These days good plumbers are worth a king's ransom and thay can call themselves the Prince of Persia, or Super Mario so long as they can fix a leak.

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  • Rico
    Lv 5
    9 months ago

    Do some research on the unification of Italy and you will know exactly why there are so many Italians who can claim to be royalty.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    The title of "prince" is borne by many European families and as a title of high nobility, not necessarily by scions of royal families. Both the Polish and the Italian nobility are top-heavy in proportion to their populations, as greater than 51% of each population is considered "nobility". As compared to England where only the head of a family uses the title--such as "Baron" or "Earl" and so on--every single member of a continental noble family shares in the family's noble title. When a Prince di Malatesta, for example, has seven sons, all seven sons are considered princes.

    • Thank you, so very much. I thought it may have been something like that.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    There are none because the Italian royal family died out a long time ago and they are all dead by now

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    • Weasel McWeasel
      Lv 7
      8 months agoReport

      Incorrect.....Emanuele Filiberto of Savoy, is in fact, the heir to the throne of Savoy, as the last and only grandson of The last King of Italy. Italy outlawed the Monarchy......but were it ever re-instated, he is the rightful heir. A Prince, with no Kingdom.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    yanks are brought up on meat pumped full of hormones and chlorine chicken, know wonder they inbreed, like jesus killers

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Yeah I know I'm an Italian /Australian and on my mother side there was some type of royalty, best answer I got. Italy wasn't united and was once full of city states, most had their own royals.

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  • Anonymous
    9 months ago

    Which News or Current event is this in relation to ?

    • Oh, "you" again... Should I move this to Jokes and Riddles, also. Be off with ye!

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