What is crown prince?

  • (noun): A male heir apparent to a throne.

Crown Prince

A crown prince or crown princess is the heir or heiress apparent to the throne in a royal or imperial monarchy. The wife of a crown prince is also titled crown princess.

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Crown Prince - Other Specific Traditions
... Islamic cultures In Egypt, Prince of the Sa'id, meaning Prince of Upper Egypt In Persia, Qajar dynasty, the full style was Vala Hazrat-i-Humayun Vali Ahad, Shahzada (given name) Mirza, i.e ... His August Imperial Highness the Heir Apparent, Prince.. ... Walet as alternative title for the Nepali (Hindu) royal heir apparent first used Crown Prince Trailokya in the middle of the nineteenth century, taken from the Mughal title 'Vali Ahad ...
Li Ning (Tang Dynasty) - As Crown Prince
... by Li Jiang, requesting that Emperor Xianzong create a crown prince, Emperor Xianzong created Li Ning crown prince on May 9 ... at the time lacked any regulations on the funeral for a crown prince, he put a professor of the imperial university, Pei Chai (裴茝), in charge of Li Ning's funeral ...
Li Su - Background
... period was over, Li Su was made a member of the staff of Li Song the Crown Prince ... He later was recalled to again serve on the Crown Prince's staff, and later served as the head of the Crown Prince's household ...
Lines Of Weissenburg - History
... He was forced to abandon his invasion plans when Prince Charles Alexander of Lorraine, assisted by the veteran Otto Traun, skillfully manoeuvred his army ... This move cut off an army under Louis, Prince de Conti from Alsace ... On 25 June the Crown Prince of Württemberg, commander of the Austrian III Corps, advanced towards the Lines in two columns ...
Li Chongjun
... died 7 August 707), formally Crown Prince Jiemin (節愍太子), was a crown prince of the Chinese dynasty Tang Dynasty, during the second reign of ... He was made crown prince because the only son of his father's wife Empress Wei, Li Chongrun, had been killed before his father's return to the throne ... and killed Wu Chongxun and his father Wu Sansi the Prince of Dejing, but his subsequent attempt to arrest Empress Wei, Li Guo'er, and Consort Shangguan Wan'er was thwarted, and he was killed in flight ...

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