Rex Nunquma Moritur

Rex Nunquma Moritur

Literal Meaning

The King never dies.


The maxim ‘Rex Nunquma Moritur’ means that the king never dies.  The person only is changed, but the sovereign always exist – i.e., the Crown never falls vacant.


‘A’ is a king of the kingdom called ‘Asgard’, he has one son. ‘A’ dies due to illness, however, the sovereign still existed and now was ruled by A’s son.

Edited by Vigneshwar Ramasubramania

Approved & Published – Sakshi Raje

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