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King Michael of Romania is "in the last hours of his life"

King Michael of Romania is said to be in the last hours or days of his life, according to his counsellor, Michael Flaks.  Mr Flaks said: “It is quite sad and worrying because His Majesty has been in poor health for two, three years. But I understood that he is now in the last hours or days of his life.” The Royal Court also announced yesterday the King had received Holy…
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Romania begins week of events to celebrate King Michael's 95th birthday

King Michael of Romania will celebrate his 95th birthday on Tuesday in Switzerland with his family. Although the celebrations in Switzerland will be a small affair, for eight days, events will be taking place across Romania to mark the former monarch’s longevity and to celebrate his life. The celebrations began last Thursday when a performance of a play written by King Michael and Queen Anne was…
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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 at the Queen’s bedside. Queen Anne was born as Princess Anne Antoinette Françoise Charlotte Zita Marquerite of…
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Romanian 'Prince' arrested in illegal retrocession case

Paul-Philippe Hohenzollern, who is also known as Prince Paul of Romania, was arrested and detained for 24 hours in Romania. He is being charged with buying influence, money laundering and complicity to abuse of office in an illegal restitution case. Paul illegally claimed the restitution of 28.6 hectares of land in Bucharest, among other assets. The land is known is Baneasa Royal Farm and…
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