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Monarchist

A person who favors a government headed by a hereditary figure such as a king or queen. Monarchists may believe that a monarchy is preferable to a system in which politicians promote their own interests, instead of those of the state. Others may be culturally or just sentimentally attached to the days when monarchies were more common.
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During the celebration of his 118th birthday in Sofia Monday, representatives of the monarchist organizations reminded a quote by Bulgaria's Tsar Boris III:
Etienne Boisvert, the Quebec provincial spokesman for the Monarchist League of Canada, has said that the Royal family is "an institution that knows how to reinvent itself" and that he believes it is the right time for a radical change.
It s very very unlikely that we will see a plebiscite (on a republic) in the foreseeable future," said Philip Benwell from the Australian Monarchist League.
The Foreign Ministry last week, however, said it was demanding that the United States extradite to Iran members of a monarchist group in the United States.
The monarchists badly overplayed their hand, linking the palace ever closer to the military and conservative elite just at a time when all Thais were worrying about the future of the institution of monarchy.
ACM convener David Flint said Rudd, who described himself as a "lifelong republican" earlier this month, had deliberately left monarchists off the invitation list.
In their search for Iranian Ahmad Chalabis, the neoconservatives have been looking to Abbas Fakhravar, who falsely presents himself as a leader of Iranian students; Akbar Atri, an Iranian member of the Committee on the Present Danger; and Rob Sobhani, who has connections to Iran's monarchists.
By 1658 he was pastor of a Baptist church in Worcester House in London that included Monarchists.
After hearing presentations from republicans, monarchists, professors and ordinary members of the public, Senator Nick Bolkus said Australia appeared destined to become a republic.
Nevertheless, as David Loewenstein shows, radicals -- Republicans, Levellers, Diggers, and Fifth Monarchists -- justified the king's trial and execution on the grounds that he had tried to supplant Parliament, subvert the laws, deprive subjects of their rights and privileges, and extend his power to all aspects of church and state.
ORGANISERS of the Sydney Olympics have come under fire from monarchists for including an attack on the Queen in their official programme.
Monarchists think having the Queen as our head of state is an important part of our past, present, and future.