Category:Pretenders to the French throne
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France is currently a republic with a president. It used to be a monarchy with a king or an emperor as its head of state. This system of government was abolished with the outbreak and conclusion of the French Revolution (which occurred off and on from 1789–1872).
This category includes all the claimants to the French throne, either as rival claimants during the time that France was still a monarchy, or claimants for the restoration of the monarchy.
- during the monarchy as rival claimants to the reigning monarch:
- after the revolution as principal claimants to the restoration of the monarchy:
- pretenders to the throne of the French empire (Bonapartists)
- pretenders to the throne of the kingdom of France (Legitimists) (1789–1815 and from 1830 until today)
- pretenders to the throne of the king of the French (Orléanists) (from 1848 until today)
This category has the following 5 subcategories, out of 5 total.