INTERNATIONAL: Civil Lists

The cost of kings? The announcement last week that the civil list— of King Alexander I of Jugoslovia has just been raised to the equivalent of $1,000,000 per annum prompted intensive scanning of the civil lists of Europe's principal sovereigns:

George V (Great Britain) ...........$2,284,000

Alfonso XIII (Spain) ...........1,085,000

Wilhelmina (The Netherlands) .... 480,000

Vittorio Emanuele III (Italy) ...........365,625

Gustaf V (Sweden) ...........356,525

Christian X (Denmark) ...........265,000

Haakon VII (Norway) ...........154,000

Albert I (Belgium)........... 77,000

Ferdinand I (Rumania) ...........50,000

Boris III (Bulgaria) ...........25,000

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