[LMB] Citizenship? - Oaths and Arde
lmb at matija.com
Wed Dec 8 13:01:36 GMT 2021
On 08/12/2021 06:27, A. Marina Fournier via Lois-Bujold wrote:
Same thing happened with the crown prince of Yugoslavia:
Alexander was born in Suite 212 of Claridge's Hotel in Brook Street,
Mayfair, London. The British Government is said to have temporarily
ceded sovereignty over the suite in which the birth occurred to
Yugoslavia so that the crown prince would be born on Yugoslav
territory, though the story may be apocryphal, as there exists no
documentary record of this. Another part of the story says that a box of
soil from the homeland was placed under the bed, so the Prince could be
born on Yugoslav soil.
Note that he was prince for only a few months, after that Yugoslavia was
declared a republic.
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