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A French King is Indian March 7, 2007

Posted by grhomeboy in The Royals.
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The eldest living descendant of France’s King Henry IV appears to be a 48-year-old lawyer in Bhopal, India. Prince Michael of Greece “discovered” Balthazar Napoleon de Bourbon’s ancestral ties while researching a book, though the supposed heir’s family had previously attempted to gain recognition.

An Indian lawyer and part-time farmer says his lineage traces back to the Bourbon kings of France and that he has been flooded with calls and visitors after reports he may be first in line to the throne.

Balthazar Napoleon de Bourbon says he is a descendant of Jean de Bourbon, thought to be a nephew of the first French Bourbon king, Henry IV, who ruled France in the last few years of the 16th century.

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