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Nothing Like a Name: Name of Thrones: Liechtenstein

Nothing Like a Name: Name of Thrones: Liechtenstein | Name News | Scoop.it
I've been looking at modern monarchies from around the world and focusing on the names that don't have much use in the US. Princess and Queen have only recently left the top 1000, and I think that there are definitely more imaginative choices!

To Liechtenstein!
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Fun pub quiz fact: Liechtenstein is one of two double-landlocked countries in the world (ie it's surrounded by landlocked countries).

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The Beauty of Names: The Children of Johann I Joseph of Liechtenstein

The Beauty of Names: The Children of Johann I Joseph of Liechtenstein | Name News | Scoop.it
Johann I Joseph, Prince of Leichtenstein was born Johann Baptist Josef Adam Johann Nepomuk Aloys Franz de Paula to Franz Joseph I and Leopoldine von Sternberg. He married Landgravine Josepha of Fürstenberg-Weitra, who was born Maria Josepha Sophie.
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Useful pub quiz fact: Liechtenstein is one of the two double-landlocked (i.e. surrounded by landlocked countries) in the world.  The other, in case you're wondering, is Uzbekistan.


Its royal family has also had a plethora of interesting names: Nerius, Borromäus, Aemiliana, Klothilda, and more.

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