European RoyalsRomania

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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Queen Anne of Romania has died

Romania’s former royal house has confirmed that Queen Anne of Romania, the wife of Romania’s last monarch, King Michael I, has died today at 1.45 PM at the age of 92. Crown Princess Margareta, Prince Radu, Princess Helen, Princess Sophie and Princess Marie were…
International royalsRomania

Tax Trouble for King Michael of Romania

A Romanian news site reports that former King Michael I of Romania is among those on a list of 187,000 names of the country’s biggest individual debtors to the state. He is liable for tax of 4.1 Romanian Leu, around €910,000 or £697,000. The list was published by the National Fiscal Administration Agency, who states that the liabilities relate to overdue of tax, as of 16 March 2016. The…
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