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Since the [[Proclamation of the Republic (Brazil)|Proclamation of the Republic]], the exiled monarch Pedro II did not consider himself either as pretender or monarch, although Pedro II never formally abdicated. He continued to be treated as "His Imperial Majesty the Emperor". After his death in 1891, his daughter and heiress, [[Isabel, Princess Imperial of Brazil]], was recognized by the Brazilian monarchists as Empress ''de jure'', while formally titled Head of the Imperial Family of Brazil. Since then, the pretender to the title of Emperor is called ''Head of the Imperial House of Brazil''; The heir apparent to the throne bore the title of [[Prince Imperial of Brazil]]; the heir presumptive, oldest children of the Prince Imperial, is titled [[Prince of Grão-Pará]]; The other Princes are simply [[Prince of Brazil (Brazil)|Princes of Brazil]].
Isabel's successor was her grandson, [[Prince Pedro Henrique of Orléans-Braganza]], since her eldest son resigned his rights in 1908 and her second son died earlier than
her. Pedro Henrique actively claimed the imperial throne of Brazil until his death in 1981. He was succeeded by his eldest son, [[Prince Luiz of Orléans-Braganza]], who is currently the claimant and active. Without children, his heir apparent is [[Prince Bertrand of Orléans-Braganza| Bertrand, Prince Imperial of Brazil]], his brother.
The Heads of the [[Brazilian Imperial Family|Imperial House of Brazil]]: