European RoyalsRomania

Taking a look at Crown Princess Margareta, Custodian of the Crown in Romania

Princess Margareta was born on 26 March 1949 as the eldest child of King Michael and Queen Anne in Lausanne, Switzerland. She has four younger sisters: Princess Elena, Princess Irina, Princess Sophie and Princess Maria. Margareta was baptised into the Romanian Orthodox Church with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as her godfather. She would grow up in Lausanne, Switzerland…
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Head of Romanian Royal House to receive former Head of State status

Călin Popescu-Tariceanu, Romania’s Senate president and Liviu Dragnea, Chamber of Deputies speaker, have initiated a draft bill that would grant several advantages to Romania’s former Royal House. The bill proposed that the head of the Royal House will have the same status as that of former heads of states. It will also grant the Royal House the right to use the Elisabeta Palace in…
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King Michael of Romania's "general state of health has worsened considerably"

It was announced by Elisabeta Palace this morning that His Majesty King Michael of Romania’s “general state of health has worsened considerably.” His daughter, Crown Princess Margareta and her husband, Prince Radu have returned to Switzerland to be by the 96-year-old King’s side in his private residence. There the Romanian Royal Family will have meetings with His…
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Funeral of Queen Anne of Romania takes place in Bucharest

The uncrowned Queen Anne of Romania’s funeral took place today in Bucharest following her death earlier this month at the age of 92. Although never crowned, the late Queen received a funeral with full state honours, with a day of national mourning held in both Romania and Moldova. The Queen’s husband, King Michael of Romania, was too ill to attend the funeral and had to stay in a Swiss…
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