The senior co-heir general of King Charles I of England and Scotland came to public attention during Scotland’s independence referendum in September 2014. The Duke of Bavaria has never married and lives in a wing of Nyphenburg Palace in Munich and Berg Castle in Upper Bavaria. A prisoner of the Nazis at Oranienburg and Dachau during the Second World War, Franz is a passionate modern art collector and speaks German, Hungarian, English and French. His 80th birthday party in 2013 was attended by 2,500 of his closest friends.
Without this blog I would be left in blissful ignorance of some quite extraordinary people. Thank you Matthew.
I quite agree Chris. I learn so much when I come here. The entries range from the sublime to the ridiculous.