Andorra: The Day the Prince Came

Charles de Gaulle often acts more princely than presidential, and even his best friends suspect that he sometimes dreams of restoring monarchy to France with himself on the throne. Actually, De Gaulle wears the purple quite legitimately. He is Co-Prince of Andorra, a tiny (190 sq. mi.) principality high in the Pyrenees that has been the joint suzerainty of Spanish bishops and French rulers since the Middle Ages. None of the 46 French kings, emperors and presidents who preceded De Gaulle to the title had ever bothered to make a visit to Andorra. But Prince de Gaulle could not resist...

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