Saxe-Coburg


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Saxe-Co·burg

 (săks-kō′bûrg)
A European ruling house that was established in 1596 and merged with the house of Gotha in 1826. Its representatives include German nobles, several Belgian rulers, and Edward VII of Britain.
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The members of the West Wind's dynasty are modified in a way by the regions they rule, as a Hohenzollern, without ceasing to be himself, becomes a Roumanian by virtue of his throne, or a Saxe-Coburg learns to put the dress of Bulgarian phrases upon his particular thoughts, whatever they are.
The Palace crowd only changed its name from Germanic Saxe-Coburg and Gotha to English-sounding Windsor during the First World War to be patriotic.
That's what happened to the Saxe-Coburg family in 1914.
At the event, a special gift from Pope Benedict XVI was handed over by Monsignor Bolonek to Simeon Saxe-Coburg for his Golden Wedding anniversary.
Gerald Ham, who sent out Saxe-Coburg to finish sixth under Carter in a mile-and-ahalf Warwick handicap, said: "I got a call before the race from the owner, Tom Dalley, who was at Warwick, to tell me he thought something funny was going on.
Mr Ahern flew into Bulgaria on Friday night to hold talks with Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg and President Georgi Parvanov.
Obergruppenfuhrer Harry Saxe-Coburg Gotha does have a ring to it after all.
Koizumi and visiting Bulgarian Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg also agreed to cooperate on the issue of reforming the United Nations, the official said.
FAMILY PICTURE:Back row, from left: Bulgaria's Simeon Saxe-Coburg Gotha, Poland's Leszek Miller, Belgium's Guy Verhofstadt, Slovenia's Anton Rop, Spain's Jose-Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, Slovakia's Mikulas Dzurinda, Denmark's Anders Fogh Rasmussen, Greece's Kostas Karamanlis, Italy's Silvio Berlusconi, Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Prime Minister Simeon Saxe-Coburg told Belene residents: "It will be the biggest investment made in Bulgaria in the past 20 years," saying the plant would consolidate Bulgaria's strong position in the Balkans' energy market.
Saxe-Coburg is Bulgaria's former King Simeon II; he became king at the age of six in 1943 and was banished in 1946 by the Communists).
The family was originally German, named Saxe-Coburg until World War I prompted King George V to change it.