Will Monarchy Return to Brazil? Yes, Insists Prince Bertrand Orléans e Bragança

Brazil's Monarchy ended in 1889 with the Proclamation of the Republic. The nation held a plebiscite in 1993 for the return to Monarchy but it received very few votes.

By Harold Emert

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Presidency of Jair Bolsonaro is a step towards the return to Monarchy, claims the second-in-line to Brazil’s throne, Prince D. Bertrand Rafael Gonzaga de Orléans e Bragança, 78, (Dom Bertrand).

The Prince is the great-great-grandson of Pedro II, Brazil’s last emperor, whose grandfather King João VI of Portugal (Dom Bertrand’s great-great-great-great grandfather) fled to Brazil with the rest of the Portuguese court in 1807 to escape Napoleon.

One of the principal leaders of the Monarchy Restoration Movement, Dom Bertrand . . .

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