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A pretender is a claimant to an abolished throne or to a throne already occupied by somebody else. In English, the term is commonly used for two notable claimants to the British throne:
- James Francis Edward Stuart (1688–1766), "The Old Pretender"
- Charles Edward Stuart (1720–1788), "The Young Pretender"
Pretender or The Pretender may also refer to:
Film and television
- The Pretender (film), a 1947 American crime film
- The Pretender (TV series), a 1996–2000 American television series
- "The Pretender" (Code Lyoko), an episode of Code Lyoko
- The Pretender (Animorphs), a novel by K. A. Applegate
- Pretender, a novel set in the Foreigner universe, by C. J. Cherryh
- The Pretender, a novel by Lion Feuchtwanger
- The Pretender: A Story of the Latin Quarter, a novel by Robert W. Service
- The Pretender (album), a 1976 album by Jackson Browne
- "The Pretender" (Jackson Browne song), a song from the album
- "The Pretender" (Foo Fighters song)
- "The Pretender", a song by Datarock from Red
- Pretender (Transformers), a subline of the Transformers toy line
- Pretender (horse), a Thoroughbred racehorse, the winner of the 1869 Epsom Derby
- Pretending (disambiguation)
- Pretenders (disambiguation)
- The Great Pretender (disambiguation)
- Antipope, a pretender to the papacy
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