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Royal Houses Edit

House of Hohenzollern Edit

Ethnic Germans, formerly the ruling dynasty of the Second German Reich. Hohenzollern is the current ruling dynasty of Romania since 1866, first as Princes (1866-1881), then Kings (1881-1965), then Emperors (from 1965). The House of Hohenzollern was formerly divided into Protestant and Catholic branches, and now includes Eastern Orthodox branches (especially in Greece and Romania).

List of Members of the House of Hohenzollern Edit

  • Emperor Mihai I of Romania (born 1921): King of the Romanians from 1927 to 1930, and again from 1953. Emperor of Romania from 1965.
  • Prince Carol Mircea Lambrino Hohzenzollern (born 1920): eldest son of King Carol II by his first wife. Italy has considered supporting his claim to the throne of Romania against that of his half-brother Mihai. Resident first in France, then Italy, Prince Carol took up a governmental position in Aromanian Macedonia in the late 1960s.
  • Queen Frederica of Greece (born 1917): granddaughter of the last German Emperor, wife of Pavlos I of Greece.
  • Prince August Wilhelm of Prussia (1887-1951): son of the last German Emperor, loyal NSDAP member from 1933. Hoped he or his son would be restored to the throne of Germany by the Nazis. Married into the House of Mecklenburg.
  • Prince Alexander Ferdinand of Prussia (born 1912): son of Prince August Wilhelm and grandson of the last German Emperor. Member of the SA and NSDAP in good standing, Alexander Ferdinand served as Chief of the OKW in the 1970s. Pretender to thrones of Germany and candidate to the throne of Neuchatel in Switzerland.
  • Prince Karl Franz of Prussia (1916-1975): grandson of the last German Emperor, son of Prince Joachim, candidate to the thrones of Ireland and Georgia. Reichresidentur and later Reichsprotektor of Georgia, between 1945 and 1975.
  • Prince Frederick of Prussia (born 1911): grandson of the last German Emperor, ruler of Valais in Switzerland by dynastic right and as Cantonal President. Married Lady Brigid Guinness.
  • Prince Wilhelm Victor of Prussia (born 1919): grandson of the last German Emperor, ruler of Neuchatel by dynastic right and as Cantonal President.
  • Prince Franz Joseph of Hohenzollern-Emden (1891-1964): a member of the Catholic branch of the Hohenzollern Dynasty, a member of the NSDAP from 1933.
  • Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern-Emden (born 1922): son and heir of Prince Franz Joseph, married Princess Alexandra de Afif (born 1919), a relative of the House of Saxe-Gessaphe, of German (Roman Catholic) and Lebanese (Maronite Catholic) origin. Prince Karl Anton is a candidate to the throne of Ireland.
  • Prince Frederick of Hohenzollern-Emden (1891-1965): twin brother of Prince Franz Joseph.

House of Saxe Edit

Ethnic Germans, providing the ruling houses of Great Britain, the Netherlands and Bulgaria. The vacant thrones of Portugal, Brazil and Mexico are claimed by members of the line of the Saxe-Coburgs.

Members of the House of Saxe Edit

  • King-Emperor Edward VIII of Great Britain: king-emperor of Great Britain and the British Empire. Came to the throne in 1936, abdicated, then became king again in 1952. He is childless, so his niece, Princess Elizabeth, is next in line to the throne
  • Princess Elizabeth of Great Britain: heir to the throne of Great Britain, married to Prince Philip of the House of Glucksburg of Greece and Denmark
  • King-Emperor Leopold III of the Belgians, and Leopold I of the United Kingdom of the Netherlands: head of state of Belgium from 1934 and of the whole Netherlands from 1951, including those countries' empires. Married first to Princess Astrid, niece of Gustav V of Sweden, and second to Princess Lilian, a commoner
  • Emperor Boris III of Bulgaria: tsar of Bulgaria from the abdication of his father in 1918. Married to Princess Giovanna, of the House of Savoy, the ruling house of Italy.
  • Prince Imperial Simeon, Prince of Macedonia and of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: heir to the throne of Bulgaria, styled the Prince of Macedonia
  • Carl Eduard, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha: President of the German Red Cross and member in good standing of the NSDAP and SS.
  • Maxime Weygand, Marechal de France: head of state of France from 1951 to 1958, Weygand is the grandson of Leopold I of the Belgians, being the illegitimate child of either Leopold II or his sister Charlotte, Empress of Mexico. His rule in France was jokingly referred to as the 'Third Empire'.
  • Princess Anna of Saxony: Granddaughter of King Friedrich August II of Saxony. Married Prince Roberto di Afif of Gessaphe, a Lebanese noble and brother-in-law of Prince Karl Anton of Hohenzollern.
  • Prince Alexander Afif of Saxony-Gessaphe: son of Princess Anna of Saxony and Prince Roberto di Afif of Gessaphe.

House of Habsburg Edit

Formerly the ruling house of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, thanks to the sponsorship of the House of Savoy of Italy, the Habsburgs have recalimed the throne of Hungary.

List of Members of the House of Habsburg Edit

  • Archduke Robert of Austria-Este: son of Karl, the last Emperor of Austria-Hungary. Married to Princess Margarita of the House of Savoy in 1953. Father of Emperor Lorinc I of Hungary
  • Emperor Lorinc I of Hungary, Lorenz of Austria-Este: born 1955, given the crown of Hungary in 1957. His father, the Archduke Robert rules as his Regent
  • Archduke Wilhelm of Austria, Vasyl Vyshyvanyi: a long-standing ally of Andriy Melnyk of the Organisation of Ukrainian Nationalists and Alfred Rosenberg, the Chancellor of Germany
  • Maximilian von Gotzen-Iturbide: a descendent of both reigning Emperors of Mexico (the second emperor adopted the grandchildren of the first as his heirs), he claims the throne of Mexico for the Habsburg-Iturbide line

House of Hesse Edit

The princes of Hesse are loyal members of the NSDAP, and have been rewarded with a number of crowns. Prince Christoph of Hesse inherited his grandfather's claim to the throne of Finland, while another, Philip of Hesse, had his son placed on the throne of Montenegro by the Italians.

Members of the House of Hesse Edit

  • Prince Frederick Charles of Hesse, King Frederik Kaarle, Vaino I of Finland: briefly installed as monarch of Finland by German forces 1918. Father of six sons: Friedrich (1893-1916), Maximilian (1894-1914), Philip (born 1896), Wolfgang (born 1896), Christoph (born 1901) and Richard (born 1901).
  • Prince Philip of Hesse: Born 1896. NSDAP member since 1930, governor of Hesse-Nassau from 1933. Married Princess Mafalda of theHouse of Savoy of Italy. Their son, Moritz, became King Mavro of Montenegro in 1948
  • Prince Christoph of Hesse, King Kristof, Vaino II of Finland: Born 1901. An officer in the German air force, of the SS and of Hermann Goering's intelligence service, inherited the vacant throne of Finland from his father Prince Friedrich Karl, also known as King Kaarle I Vaino. Married to Princess Sophie of the House of Glucksburg of Greece and Denmark.
  • Prince Moritz of Hesse, King Mavro I of Montenegro: Born 1926, son of Prince Philip of Hesse. Installed as king of Montenegro by Italy, after Prince Michael of Montenegro refused to rule an Italian puppet state. Prince Moritz is the great-grandson of Nikola Petrovic-Njegos, the only King of Montenegro (1910 to 1918)
  • Prince Heinrich of Hesse: Born 1927, son of Prince Philip of Hesse. Reichsresidentur of the Homeland of Armenia in the German Caucasus.
  • Prince Karl Adolf of Hesse, King Kaarle, Vaino III of Finland: Born 1937, son of Christoph of Hesse, heir to the throne of Finland. Descendant of both the Kings of Finland and of King Christian IX of Denmark. Married in 1966 to Countess Yvonne Szapary von Muraszombath, Szechysziget und Szapar, a Hungarian noblewoman
  • Princess Christina Margarethe of Hesse, Princess Kristina of Finland: Born 1933, daughter of Christoph of Hesse, married to Prince Andrei of the House of Karadordevic of Serbia
  • Admiral Louis Mountbatten, Earl of Burma: Born 1900. A relative of the House of Saxe-Coburg of Great Britain, he has acted as a king-maker in that country.

House of Lippe Edit

Ethnic Germans, current ruling house of the Kingdom of Iceland (including the Faeroes). The House of Lippe has produced some of the most enthusiastic royal members of the NSDAP.

List of Members of the House of Lippe Edit

  • King Friðrik Kristján I of Iceland, Prince Friedrich Christian of Schaumburg-Lippe: Born 1906. early NSDAP member (from 1928), nominated by Josef Goebbels for the throne of the newly independent Kingdom of Iceland. Great-gradson of Georg Wilhelm, the First Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe.
  • Prince Stephan of Schaumburg-Lippe: Born 1891. Brother of Friedrich Christain, early NSDAP member. Great-grandson of Georg Wilhelm, the First Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe.
  • Prince Ernst of Lippe: Born 1902. Head of the House of Lippe, the first prince to join the NSDAP, in 1928.
  • Prince Leopold Bernhard of Lippe: Born 1904. Younger brother of Prince Ernst, early NSDAP member.
  • Prince Chlodwig of Lippe: Born 1909. Younger brother of Prince Ernst, early NSDAP member.
  • Princess Marie Adelheid of Reuss zur Lippe-Biesterfeld: cousin of Prince Ernst, married to Hanno Konopath, a prominant NSDAP official within the Ministry of Agriculture.

House of Waldeck Edit

Ethnic Germans. Through loyalty to NSDAP Germany, and through connection to the Houses of Oldenburg and Mecklenburg, SS General Prince Josias of Waldeck and Pyrmont became Regent of Norway for his son, King Wittekind.

List of Members of the House of Waldeck Edit

  • Prince Josias of Waldeck and Pyrmont: Born 1896. Son of Princess Bathildis of Schaumburg-Lippe and great-grandson of Georg Wilhelm, the First Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe. General in the SS and Regent of Norway.
  • King Wittekind of Norway, Prince of Waldeck and Pyrmont: Born 1936. Son of Prince Josias of Waldeck and Pyrmont and Duchess Altburg of Olenburg. His grandparents are Prince Friedrich of Waldeck and Pyrmont (1865-1946) and Princess Bathildis of Lippe (1873-1972) and Grand Duke Frederick Augustus II of Oldenburg (1852-1931) and Duchess Elisabeth Alexandrine of Mecklenburg (1869-1955), Both the House of Oldenburg and House of Mecklenburg claimed the throne of Norway based on their decent from Euphemia of Sweden (1317-1370), granddaughter of Haakon V of Norway (1270-1319).

House of Glucksburg Edit

Ethnic German rulers of Denmark and Greece. Closely tied to the monarchies of Norway, Sweden, Great Britain and Croatia.

List of Members of the House of Glucksburg Edit

  • King Pavlos I, Vasilefs ton Ellinon: son of Konstantinos I of Greece. King of Greece, from 1947
  • King Christian X of Denmark: king of Denmark from 1912 to 1947, under a virtual Regency led by his son, Prince Frederick from 1942. Married into the House of Mecklenburg.
  • King Frederick IX of Denmark: king of Denmark from 1947. Marred Princess Ingrid of the House of Bernadotte of Sweden
  • King Haakon VII of Norway: former king of Norway, abdicated in favour of his son, Olav V
  • King Olav V of Norway: briefly king of Norway, abdicated. Married to Princess Martha of the House of Bernadotte of Sweden
  • Princess Irene of Denmark and Greece, Queen Mother of Croatia: daughter of Konstantinos I of Greece. Married to Prince Aimone of theHouse of Savoy of Italy, King Tomislav II of Croatia, and mother of King Zvonimir II of Croatia
  • Princess Sofia of Denmark and Greece: daughter of Pavlos I, married to Don Juan Carlos of the House of Bourbon, Alfonsine claimant to the Spanish throne
  • Prince Andrew of Denmark and Greece: son of King Georgios, the first king of the modern Kingdom of Greece. Father of five children: a son married to the heir to the British throne and four daughters married to German princes, three of whom have strong NSDAP connections
  • Prince Philip of Denmark and Greece: married to Princess Elizabeth, of the House of Saxe-Coburg, heir to the throne of Great Britain
  • Princess Helena Adelheid of Denmark: a member of the House of Glucksburg by birth and marriage. The sister-in-law of King Christian X, considered the most pro-German Danish royal, extremely influential during the German occupation and Regency through her influence over her husband Prince Harald, the king's brother, and Prince Knud, the king's son and her son-in-law

House of Wied Edit

Ethnic Germans. Made Princes and later Kings of Albania.

List of Members of the House of Wied Edit

  • Prince Wilhelm of Wied, Skanderbeg II Vilhelm Vidi, Prince of Albania: First ruler of Albania from the House of Wied.
  • King Carol Victor of Wied, Skenderi Viktor Vidi, Regent and King of Albania: Son of Prince Wilhelm and second Wied ruler of Albania.
  • King Prince Carl I of Albania, Prince of Wied: nephew of King Carol Victor and third Wied ruler of Albania.

House of Mecklenburg Edit

Ethnic German, with some supposed Slavic ancestry. Claimants at various times to the thrones of Denmark, Sweden, Norway and Latvia.

List of Members of the House of Mecklenburg Edit

  • Queen Alexandrine, Duchess of Mecklenburg: eldest daughter of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg, wife of Christian X of Denmark
  • Duchess Cecilie of Mecklenburg, Princess of Prussia: youngest daughter of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg, wife of Prince Wilhelm, son and heir of the last emperor of Germany
  • Grand Duke Friedrich Franz IV of Mecklenburg: son of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg and father of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz V of Mecklenburg and Duke Christian Ludwig of Mecklenburg. Died 1945
  • Grand Duke Friedrich Franz V of Mecklenburg: member in good standing of the NSDAP and the SS, potential claimant to the Baltic Grand Duchy. Reichskommissar of Baltenland, from 1982.
  • Duke Christian Ludwig of Mecklenburg: son of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz IV of Mecklenburg and brother to Grand Duke Friedrich Franz V of Mecklenburg
  • Duke Adolf Friedrich of Mecklenburg: son of Grand Duke Friedrich Franz II of Mecklenburg and half-brother to Grand Duke Friedrich Franz III of Mecklenburg. Elected to head the Baltic Grand Duchy during the Great War

House of Mussolini Edit

Ethnic Italians. Brought to prominence by the assumption of power by Benito Mussolini in 1922.

List of Members of the House of Mussolini Edit

  • Duce Benito Mussolini: Born 1883. Leader of Italy from 1922.
  • Nobile Romano Mussolini: Born 1927. Son of Benito Mussolini. Married Anna Maria Villani Scicolone, the famous actress.
  • Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano, Second Count of Cortellazzo and Buccari: Born 1903. Married Edda Mussolini, Benito Mussolini's eldest daughter.
  • Princess Raimonda Giunta: Born 1933. Daughter of Count Ciano and Edda Mussolini. Married Prince Alessandro Giunta, son of Nobile Francesco Giunta and Princess Zenaida del Gallo, Marchesa di Roccagiovine, a descendant of Nobile Carlo Maria Buonaparte (father of the Emperor Napoleon).

House of Bonaparte Edit

Ethnically Corsican (Franco-Italian). Brought to prominence by Napoleon Bonaparte, who became First Consul of France in 1799 and Emperor of the French in 1804.

List of Members of the House of Bonaparte Edit

  • Prince Alessandro Giunta di Buonaparte: Son of Nobile Francesco Giunta and Princess Zenaida del Gallo, Marchesa di Roccagiovine, a descendant of Nobile Carlo Maria Buonaparte (father of the Emperor Napoleon). Married to Countess Raimonda Ciano, daughter of Count Gian Galeazzo Ciano and Edda Mussolini, daughter of the Duce.
  • Queen Sylvia Brett di Buonaparte, Lady Brooke, Ranee of Sarawak: great-granddaughter of Napoleon, married to King Charles Vyner deWindt Brooke, Rajah of Sarawak 1917-1946.
  • Rene Murat Auberjonois di Buonoparte: Descendent of Joachim Murat, King of Naples 1808-1815, and Caroline Bonaparte, Emperor Napoleon's sister. Interior Minister of Vaud Canton, Switzerland.

House of Bernadotte Edit

Ethnically of Franco-Italian origin, rulers of Sweden since 1810.

List of Members of the House of Bernadotte Edit

  • King Gustaf V of Sweden: king of Sweden from 1907 to 1950, with full, extra-constitutional powers after the Midsummer Coup of 1941. Extremely pro-German, and married to the German princess, Victoria of Baden.
  • King Gustaf VI Adolf of Sweden: married to Queen Sibylla of the House of Saxe-Coburg, daughter of the Nazi Duke Carl Eduard of Saxe-Coburg. King Gustaf is the son of the Prince Gustaf Adolf and Princess Louise Mountbatten of the House of Hesse, grandson of King Gustaf V of Sweden and great-grandson of King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway. Formerly known as the Tyskprinsen (German prince) due to his extremely pro-Germany position.
  • Count Folke Bernadotte of Sweden: Grandson of King Oscar II of Sweden-Norway. Executed for his part in the 1944 attempted SS coup in Germany.

House of Savoy Edit

Ruling family of the Italian Empire, of Franco-Italian origin. The House of Savoy also rules Croatia, and has connections to the royal houses of Albania, Bulgaria, Serbia, Hungary, Montenegro and Iran.

Members of the House of Savoy Edit

  • Emperor Vittorio Emanuele III of Italy: the King of Italy, made King of Albania, Emperor of Abyssinia and Emperor of the New Roman Empire by the government of Benito Mussolini, reigned 1900 to 1946
  • Empeor Umberto II of Italy: the king of Italy and Emperor of the New Roman Empire, reigned 1946 to 1969
  • Emperor Vittorio Emanuele IV: the king of Italy and Emperor of the New Roman Empire, from 1969
  • Empress Giovanna of Bulgaria: wife of Tsar Boris II, from 1930
  • King Tomislav II of Croatia, Prince Aimone of Aosta: king of Croatia, reigned 1941-1948
  • King Zvonimir II of Croatia, Prince Amadeo of Aosta: king of Croatia from 1948
  • Queen Maria Pia of Serbia: wife of Aleksandar II, of the House of Karadordevic King of Serbia from 1955
  • Prince Amedeo, Duke of Aosta: first cousin to Emperor Vittorio Emanuele III, brother to King Tomislav, grandfather of Emperor Lorinc and related by birth and marriage to the House of Orleans, a branch of the House of Bourbon of France and Spain. Viceroy of Italian East Africa from 1937.
  • Princess Margherita, Archduchess of Austria-Este, Queen-Mother of Hungary: daughter of Amadeo, Duke of Aosta, wife of Archduke Robert of Austria-Este of the House of Habsburg, and mother of the Emperor Lorinc I of Hungary
  • Princess Mafalda, Queen-Mother of Montenegro: wife of Prince Philip of Hesse-Kessel, of the House of Hesse, mother of King Mavro I of Montenegro and Prince Heinrich of Hesse, Reichsresidentur of Armenia
  • Princess Maria Gabriella: wife of Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi of Iran

House of Grimaldi Edit

Originally Italian, with French and German branches. Rulers of Monaco under French and later Italian protection.

List of Members of the House of Grimaldi Edit

  • Prince Wilhelm Karl, Duke of Urach, Count of Wurttemberg, King Mindaugas II of Lithuania: Born 1864. Briefly King of Lithuania, 1918. Son of Wilhelm, the First Duke of Urach, and Princess Florestine, daughter of Ruling Prince Florestan I of Monaco.
  • Prince Louis II Grimaldi: Born 1870. Ruling Prince of Monaco from 1922, the son of Prince Albert I and Lady Mary Victoria Hamilton, daughter of the Eleventh Duke of Hamilton.
  • Prince Albert II of Monaco and Urach, Count of Wurttemberg and Nice: Born 1903, installed as Ruling Prince of Monaco by Italians in 1949, revoking the Franco-Monegasque Treaty of 1918, barring the Dukes of Urach from taking the throne of Monaco. Albrecht was instrumental in ensuring Japan and Germany acted in concert to attack the USSR.
  • Prince Patrice of Monaco and Urach, Count of Wurttemberg and Nice: Born 1956. The son of Princess Mariga of Monaco, daughter of Prince Albert II, and Desmond Guinness, son of Lady Diana Mitford, wife of Oswald Mosley. Became Ruling Prince of Monaco in 1969.
  • Baronet Oswald Mosley: Born 1896. Premier of Great Britain and step-father to Desmond Guinness, father of Prince Patrice of Monaco. After his tenure as British Prime Minister, Mosley acted as an informal regent for his step-grandson. This was apparently done as a special favour to the Italian government, with whom Mosley had always had extremely good relations.
  • Douglas, Duke of Hamilton: Born 1903. The Fourteenth Duke of Hamilton, he was instrumental in making peace between Great Britain and Germany.

House of Bourbon Edit

Claimants to the empty thrones of France and Spain. Linked to the empty throne of Georgia and to the influential Franco family of Spain. Members of the family are maintained in Spain by the Franco regime where they compete to be dominated as heirs to the throne.

List of Members of the House of Bourbon Edit

  • Don Juan Carlos, Prince of Asturias: an Alfonsine claimant (grandson of Alfonso XIII) to the throne of Spain
  • Don Alfonzo, Duke of Anjou and Cadiz: an Alfonsine claimant (grandson of Alfonso XIII) to the throne of Spain and Legitimist claimant to the throne of France, married to Maria del Carmen Martinez-Bordiu y Franco, granddaughter of Francisco Franco y Bahamonde, since 1969
  • Don Carlos Hugo, Duke of Parma: a Carlist claimant to the throne of Spain, heir to his father, Duke Javier in both his titles and claims and his politics (Javier fought for Belgium and the French Maquis during the war)
  • Don Sixto Enrique, Duke of Parma: a Carlist claimant to the throne of Spain, son of Duke Javier, more pro-Franco than his elder brother Carlos Hugo
  • Doña Maria de las Mercedes Raimunda, Princess Bagration-Mukhraneli: a princess of the Alfonsine line, married to Prince Irakli III Bagration-Mukhraneli, claimant to the throne of Georgia and designated chief of the Georgian heimatstaat under German rule
  • Prince Abdurrahman Bruce Alfonso Yorba Bourbon de Conde: Prime Minister of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom of Greater Yemen

House of Karadordevic Edit

The House of Karadordevic provided rulers of Serbia in the years 1842 to 1858, then again from 1903 to 1918. After this the Karadordevic Dynasty ruled Yugoslavia, from 1918 until the country was dissolved in 1941.

List of members of the House of Karadordevic Edit

  • King Aleksandar of Serbia: son of Prince Paul of Serbia and Princess Olga of the House of Glucksburg of Greece and Denmark, married to Princess Maria Pia of the House of Savoy of Italy in 1954. These factors won Aleksandar the support of Greece, Italy and some Chetnik monarchist factions in his claim to the Serbian throne.
  • Prince Paul of Serbia: grandson of the first Karadordevic ruler of Serbia, regent of Yugoslavia from 1934 until 1941. After a short exile, Prince Paul was made regent of Italy's client state of Serbia. His son, Aleksandar claimed the throne in 1955
  • Prince Andrei of Serbia: married to Princess Christina Margarethe of Hesse, Princess Kristina of Finland

House of Alawiyya Edit

Rulers of all Egypt from 1805 under Ottoman Turkey and later Great Britain. The Muhammad Ali Dynasty, as the family is also known, is of Turkish and Albanian ethnic origin.

Members of the House of Alawiyya Edit

  • Emperor Farouk I: Born 1920. Son of Fuad I. Reigned as King of Egypt from 1937 and subsequently as Pharoah of Egypt and Sudan. Farouk died in 1965.
  • Princess Fawzia: Born 1921. Daughter of Fuad I. Married Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi of Iran.
  • Empress Irma: Born 1935. The last wife of Farouk, his marriage to an Italian contributed to a feeling that Egypt was becoming a dependency of Italy, as it had been of Turkey and Great Britain.
  • Princess Fadia: Born 1943. Daughter of Farouk I. Married Prince Pierre Said Orloff Romanov, a Swiss of Russian, French and German origin.
  • Emperor Fuad II: Born 1952. Son of Farouk I. Fuad is unmarried and without issue.
  • Prince Muhammad Abdel Moneim: Born 1899. Regent for the infant Fuad.
  • Prince Abbas Hilmi: Born 1941. Son of Prince Muhammad Abdel Moneim and his Turkish wife, an Ottoman Princess, and potential heir to the throne of both Egypt and Sudan and Turkey.

House of Mahdiyya Edit

Rulers of the Mahdist State of Sudan 1881-1885, ethnic Arabs.

Members of the House of Mahdiyya Edit

  • Abd al-Rahman al-Mahdi: Born 1885, died 1959. Posthumous son of the Mahdi, Muhammad Ahmad.
  • Prince Sadiq al-Mahdi: Born 1935. Succeeded his father, Abd al-Rahman, as figurehead leader of Sudan.
  • Prince Mubarak al-Fadil al-Mahdi: Born 1950. Cousin and deputy to Sadiq.
  • Prince Hussan al-Turabi: Born 1932. Brother-in-law and deputy to Sadiq.
  • King Siddig al-Fadil al-Mahdi, Iskandar I: Born 1965. Installed as figurehead king of Sudan as an infant.

House of Hussein Edit

Aristocratic family based in Palestine, holding the position of Grand Mufti of Jerusalem from the 1860s and of King of Palestine from the 1940s. Ethnic Arab, with Turkish and Circassian admixture.

Members of the House of Hussein Edit

  • King Haj Mohammed Amin al-Hussaini: Born 1897. Grand Mufti of Jerusalem from 1921, effective ruler of all Palestine from 1946.
  • King Abd al-Qadir al-Hussaini: Born 1907. Second ruler of Palestine from the House of Hussein.
  • Prince Jamal al-Hussaini: Born 1894. Founder of the Palestinian Arab Party.
  • Prince Ali Hassan Salameh: Born 1940. Married to the granddaughter of Haj Mohammed Amin al-Hussaini.

House of Hasim Edit

Historic rulers of the Hejaz and claiming decent from the Prophet. Installed as rulers of Transjordan, Syria and Iraq by the British during the Great War, and claiming territory across the Muslim world. Ethnic Arab, with some Turco-European admixture.

Members of the House of Hasim Edit

  • King Hussein I bin Ali: Sharif and Emir of Mecca, King of Hejaz and Caliph of Islam. Born 1854, his support for the British against the Ottoman Turks created the modern House of Hasim. His claim to Hejaz and to the leadership of all Muslims after the Ottoman collapse was usurped by the House of Saud.
  • King Abdullah I bin Hussein: first King of Transjordan. Born 1882, the son of King Hussein bin Ali. Assassinated by supporters of the rival House of Hussein.
  • Prince Raad bin Zeid: current nominated heir to throne of Iraq. Born 1936, the son of Prince Zeid bin Hussein and his Turkish wife and grandson of King Hussein I bin Ali. Married to the ethnic Swede Princess Majda, born Margaretha Lund.
  • King Hussein I bin Talal: second King of Transjordan. Born 1935, grandson of King Abdullah I bin Hussein, great-grandson of King Hussein I bin Ali. Married four times, with his heir provided by his second wife, the ethnic English Princess Muna, born Antoinette Gardiner.
  • King Faisal II bin Ghazi: third King of Iraq. Born 1935, son of King Ghazi bin Faisal, grandson of King Faisal I bin Hussein and great-grandson of King Hussein I bin Ali.

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