By the He was already deep within when he started to spend weekends in Bad Lobenstein. the Reichsbürger movement. But his antisemitic tendencies remain. and There is a lot to be said about conspiracy theories.

In January 2019, he delivered a lecture to the WorldWebForum in Zurich, Switzerland, entitled, “Experience the rise and fall of the blue-blooded elite.” In the 15-minute speechHe railed against it the Rothschild family and It was claimed that World War I was forced upon the German kaiser by international financial interests — both common antisemitic dog whistles — insisting that modern democratic Germany was just an illusion.

“Ever since Germany surrendered on the 8th of May, Germany has never been sovereign again,” Prince Heinrich XIII He said, “Referring to…” to the Day of their defeat in World War II. “It was made into an administrative structure of the allies in the so-called united economy entity, Federal Republic of Germany — in other words a commercial structure.”

These speeches were the ones that started it all. to You can’t get him to leave his family. the House of Reuss. The head of the The Reuss family, a distant relative who, like all male inheritors, was also a distant cousin to the Reuss throne is also known as HeinrichHe was called him “a confused old man” and He pointed out that, even though his coup was successful, he was only 17th in the line for the throne.

“That means 16 of us would have to die before it is his turn,” He added that the things that had propelled his distant relative into his world was likely years of embitterment. the German courts

After German reunification, Heinrich XIII fought for years in legal battles to Regain ownership of family manors and Lodges that were nationalized in the Former Communist East Germany “He never got any land restitutions,” the Head of the Reuss family spoke however the prince did manage to get back some of his family’s furniture and art.

Ultimately, Heinrich XIII had to Buy back the Lodge, richly decorated with its carved-stone boars and A tower with Gothic-inspired design.