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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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The slogans chanted in the past two or three days by the rioters clearly showed that Monafeqin and the monarchists are behind this story," he added.
The Covenant was itself a monarchist manifesto, promising support for royal authority provided that the king "uphold the religion, laws and liberties of the land" (27).
Representatives of Bulgarian monarchist organizations celebrated Monday the 118th birthday of Bulgaria's Tsar Boris III The Unifier (r.
The fact that the head of the state only visits the country every two or three years appears to have disappointed these monarchists, with reports saying that they now want the Prince, who is third in line to the throne, to set up home in the capital, Ottawa, to give the Royal family a permanent presence and to silence those who believe the country should have an elected head of state.
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.
That was too much for the military, bureaucracy, Bangkok middle class and self-proclaimed monarchists.
The monarchists within the oppositional and fervently anti-Communist Union of Democratic Forces (SDS) alliance rejected the new basic charter because it retained the republican form of government, while they preferred a return to the Turnovo Constitution of 1879, which had declared Bulgaria a constitutional kingdom.
An Australian brewery has scrapped a beer advertisement that infuriated monarchists by poking fun at the campaign to make Australia a republic.
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd this weekend holds a summit of top Australians, including actress Cate Blanchett, to seek "big ideas" for the future, but monarchists believe he has a hidden agenda to sever the royal link to Britain.
The second group consists of Iranian monarchists, who are a spent force, a relic of a dark past.
18) Connecting Daniel 2 and 7 with Revelation 20, Monarchists saw the fifth kingdom as the imminent millennial government of King Jesus and the radical puritan saints, following in train the earthly empires of Babylon, Assyria, Greece, and Rome (which continued to the present as the Holy Roman Empire).