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When India gained independence in 1947, more than 500 princely states — the semi-sovereign principalities ruled by royal clans — faced an uncertain future.
So at the last moment, with encouragement from her children, Stéphanie offered Baby and Nepal a royal reprieve and a place to live — in her brother’s backyard — on a mountaintop above the Principality of Monaco.
That would raise tensions further in the region of 7.5 million people, a former principality with its own language and culture, and potentially hurt the resurgent Spanish economy.
Still, with trepidation, the world awaits to see which power or principality the colossus of the White House Twitter account decides to confound and humiliate next.
Queen Bey can add another principality to her dominions — pregnancy Instagram posts.
The political climate of the era was a result of German unification, the period stretching across the 19th century and culminating in 1871, when 26 small states, principalities, duchies and territories formed the German Empire.
In the thirteenth century, the Mongols conquered feuding East Slavic principalities, drenching the land in blood and subjugating the Orthodox Christian Slavs for more than 200 years.
According to People, the nuptials took place in the Salon des Glaces at the Pink Palace and was performed by the principality's Justice Minister Philippe Narmino.
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