Prince Philip Kiril of Prussia points out some advantages of having a royal family

March 15, 2012

Germany should reinstate its monarchy to speak to people’s emotions, make them proud of their country and even encourage them to have babies, according to Prince Philip Kiril of Prussia, great-great grandson of the last Kaiser.

“Emotions are the field on which a royal family can play,” he said. “They do not have to think up some programme, it goes to the hearts that they are simply there.”

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Germany’s presidential post has hardly been covered in glory recently… The debacle over Christian Wulff’s resignation prompted one of the Kaiser’s great-great grandsons to argue this week that a monarchy would be good for the country. The Kaiser’s descendants still live aristocratic lives even though the royal family was abolished in 1918 after defeat in World War I. And last summer, the wedding of Prince Georg Friedrich of Prussia attracted not only a good showing of European royal guests but also the attention of the German public.

 

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