People, Dec. 8, 1958

In tiny (pop. 2,371) Pöcking, West Germany, Archduke Otto of Habsburg, 46, son of the last Austro-Hungarian monarch (Charles I) and pretender to the nonexistent Austrian throne, admitted that he had given up the good fight for feudalism, hoped to enter his homeland (from which he was barred so long as he wanted to run it) as just plain Dr. Otto Habsburg. The likely new pretender: Otto's younger brother, Archduke Robert, 44, who waits for the impossible, in Paris.

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