Monday, January 21, 2008

Louis XVI

Louis XVI of FranceTen score and fifteen years ago today, King Louis XVI of France was brutally murdered.

Elsewhere: Tea at Trianon, Taki's Top Drawer, GalliaWatch

Oscar II

Oscar II of Sweden and NorwayA year short of nine score years ago today, Prince Oscar Frederik of Sweden and Norway was born.

Friday, January 18, 2008

"Restorative Conservative"

David Warren suggests the term restorative conservative.

H/T: The Monarchist

Versailles Conference Commences

'The Big Four'89 years ago today, the Versailles Peace Conference commenced.

Read here, here, and here.

Royal Governor Arrested

Province of GeorgiaEleven score and a dozen years ago today, the Royal Governor of Georgia was arrested.

Thursday, January 17, 2008

The Potomac or the Danube

The Potomac (Photo: Henry Hartley)Dr. J.P. Zmirak writes of Habsburg loyalism and Americanism.

The Danube at Budapest

Friday, January 11, 2008

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander HamiltonOn this day some 25 decades ago(*), American monarchist Alexander Hamilton was born.

*Apparently, there's some uncertainty as to whether it was 253 or 251 years ago.

Thursday, January 10, 2008

Protest in Nepal

KathmanduMonarchists recently protested the abolition of the monarchy in the Kingdom of Nepal. So BBC News reports.

The Maoists spell trouble notwithstanding any deposition. So Charles Haviland says.

Tuesday, January 8, 2008

Emperor Norton

Emperor NortonSix score and eight years ago, Emperor Norton passed on.

Fourteen Points

The Fourteen Points90 years ago today, the 28th President of those United States issued his “Fourteen Points.”

Please also find info here, here, here, and here.

Monday, January 7, 2008


Topkapı Palace93 years ago today, a Bolshevik envoy approached the Imperial German representative in Istanbul.

First U.S. Electoral College Elected

United States President George WashingtonToday 219 years ago, property owners voted for electors to the Electoral College.

Sunday, January 6, 2008

Poll Results: Worst Event for Western Civilization

The French RevolutionThe results for the poll, asking which of [the alternatives] was the worst event for Western Civilization, ending at midnight between 2007 and 2008 are as follows:

Total votes: 143.

  • The French Revolution: 42 (29 %)
  • The outbreak of World War I: 31 (21 %)
  • The Protestant Reformation: 23 (16 %)
  • American Independence: 14 (9 %)
  • American entry in World War I: 11 (7 %)
  • World War II: 11 (7 %)
  • The Enlightenment: 8 (5 %)
  • The "Glorious" Revolution: 3 (2 %)
A new poll will be up shortly.

Thursday, January 3, 2008

Situation in Kenya

KenyaOver at White African, fellow former Kenyan resident Mr. Erik Hersman has a list of blogs relevant for the deeply tragic situation in the country that was once my home.

BTW, I recall this Sunday in Nairobi.

Wednesday, January 2, 2008

Tuesday, January 1, 2008


St. Stephen I of HungaryA millenium and seven years ago today, Saint Stephen I was named King of Hungary.

On this day 670 years ago, Albert II was crowned King of Hungary.

Italian Republic

Signing of the Italian Republic60 years ago today, the Constitution of the Italian Republic came into force.

Happy New Year

Wishing all my readers a Happy New Year.

New Year's Fireworks in London