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10-V-21, nytimes

The son of Italy’s last king has tapped Vittoria di Savoia, his teenage granddaughter and a burgeoning Instagram influencer, above left, to eventually lead the House of Savoy, pretenders to Italy’s defunct throne.

The announcement has precipitated bitter feelings, thrown punches, sparring noble committees and dukedom politics — despite the fact that there is no actual crown for the warring parties to fight over. “Never say never,” said her father, the self-styled Prince of Venice.

via Emanuele Filiberto di Savoia