This Virginia Dad has claimed a kingdom in Africa so his daughter can be a princess.
Jeremiah Heaton recently trekked to a small, mountainous region between Egypt and Sudan called Bir Tawil. No country claims the land. Heaton says he planted a flag designed by his children there so that he could become a king -- and more importantly, so his 7-year-old daughter Emily could be a princess.
They named the area the Kingdom of North Sudan. He has no political control without legal recognition from neighboring countries, the United Nations or other groups.