Dowager Ci Xi has often being depicted as the treacherous widow who held the grip of power of the Qing Dynasty behind the curtain veil.
The last Czar of Russia - Nicholas II and his family. Thanks to Henry who sent this card from St. Petersburg, Russia.
1943 black and white photo of King Boris III and the Prince Simeon. Postage stamp used is the grandfather King Ferdinand. Thanks so much to Christina of Sofia, Bulgaria for this wonderful postcard and stamp showing the 3 generations of the former Bulgarian monarchy.