An aristocrat who claims his family should have inherited the throne of Monaco is suing France for $401 million

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  • A French aristocrat is suing France for €351 million ($401 million) in damages.
  • Count Louis de Causans says the French state cheated his family out of the throne of Monaco.
  • De Causans told Le Parisien that “sleight of hand” had allowed the French state to rewrite Monaco’s laws of succession.
  • De Causans’ ancestor was apparently once Monaco’s rightful heir, but missed out on the throne because he was German, and France was on the brink of World War I at the time.

Louis de Causans is a prince without a kingdom — or so he says.

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Source : BusinessInsider.Com

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