Question: Who should be king of France now?

Is there still a royal family in France?

France is a Republic, and there’s no current royal family recognized by the French state. … Plus, there are actually four pretenders to a non-existent French throne who are supported by French Royalists.

Does France have a king right now?

France has been under the regime of the Fifth Republic since 1958. And while 1789 and the Revolution are the events that started it all, it took 81 years for the monarchy to completely disappear in France. However, there are still monarchists in the country today, most of them split between two pretenders.

Why did France stop having a king?

In 1789, food shortages and economic crises led to the outbreak of the French Revolution. King Louis and his queen, Mary-Antoinette, were imprisoned in August 1792, and in September the monarchy was abolished. … Marie-Antoinette followed him to the guillotine nine months later.

Who is the rightful king of France?

As a pretender to the French throne, he is styled Louis XX and Duke of Anjou. Louis Alphonse considers himself the senior heir of King Hugh Capet of France (r.

Louis Alphonse de Bourbon
Pretendence 30 January 1989 – present
Predecessor Alfonso, Duke of Cádiz
Heir apparent Louis, Duke of Burgundy

Which country still has a king?

List

Realm / Kingdom Monarch (Birth) Type
State of Qatar Emir Tamim bin Hamad (b. 1980) Mixed
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia King Salman bin Abdulaziz (b. 1935) Absolute
Kingdom of Spain King Felipe VI (b. 1968) Constitutional
Kingdom of Sweden King Carl XVI Gustaf (b. 1946) Constitutional
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