HUNGARY: Poor Man's King

One reason why Hungary remains a slightly grotesque "kingless kingdom," ruled by His Serene Highness salty old Admiral Nicholas Horthy de Nagybanya, is the notoriously high cost of supporting a Habsburg Court. Thousands of Hungarian Legitimists would like to restore "Little Otto," 20-year-old son of their late King Karl, but they know the extravagance of his regal mother Zita, fear she would insist that the State lavishly support dozens of penniless Habsburg archdukes. Last week in ancient Debrecsen, famed today for its tobacco-pipes, sausages and soap, Legitimists staged a monster pro-Otto...

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