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« on: December 13, 2018, 11:10:38 pm »

Royal family names are part of history.     
 
King Constantine I of Greece was named after Constantine XI, Byzantine Emperor. Constantine's mother, Grand Duchess Olga Constantinovna was the daughter of Grand Duke Constantine of Russia.
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« Reply #1 on: December 24, 2018, 07:51:31 pm »

On September 20, 1754, Grand Duchess Catherine (Empress Catherine II) of Russia gave birth to a son. Empress Elizabeth of Russia chose his name of Paul. Paul had been the name of Elizabeth's brother. He was the first child born to Elizabeth's parents, Catherine I and Peter I.
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« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2018, 09:20:10 pm »

Prince Oskar Karl Gustav Adolf of Prussia (1888-1958) was the son of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany. He was named after King Oscar II of Sweden.
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« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2019, 10:48:12 pm »

Maria Theresa, Holy Roman Empress, lived from 1717 to 1780. Her name of Maria Theresa was used for several descendants.   
Marie Therese of France was the daughter of Queen Marie Antoinette and King Louis XVI of France.       
Maria Theresa of Naples and Sicily was the daughter of Marie Caroline of Austria.
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« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2019, 11:23:10 pm »

Archduke Karl of Austria is the Head of the House of Hapsburg-Lorraine.   
His heir has the name of Ferdinand Zvonimir. He was given the Croatian name Zvonimir after King Zvonimir of Croatia. King Zvonimir reigned from 1075 to 1089.
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« Reply #5 on: March 01, 2019, 10:28:03 pm »

Queen Elizabeth of Portugal (1271-1336) was the spouse of King Denis of Portugal. Originally she was Elisabeth of Aragon, the daughter of King Peter III of Aragon. She was named for her grandaunt, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Landgravine of Thuringia.
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2019, 11:05:09 pm »

How often is a Princess named Euphemia? Euphemia of Sweden (1317-1370) was a Swedish princess and the mother of King Albert of Sweden.
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« Reply #7 on: March 29, 2019, 08:57:54 pm »

Magnus II (1024-1047) was King of Norway from 1035 to 1047. He was the son of Olaf II of Norway. Magnus' father Olaf was not present at his son's birth. Sigvat the Skald, the court poet to King Olaf II, was Magnus' godfather. Sigvat named Magnus after the greatest sovereign he knew of Karla Magnus (Charlemagne).
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« Reply #8 on: April 12, 2019, 01:14:20 am »

Prince Eitel Friedrich of Prussia (1885-1942) was the second son of Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany. Eitel Friedrich had been the names of Counts of Hohenzollern.
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