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Marie of Romania

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Queen consort of Romania
Tenure10 October 1914 – 20 July 1927
Coronation15 October 1922
BornPrincess Marie of Edinburgh
(1875-10-29)29 October 1875
Eastwell Park, Kent, England
Died18 July 1938(1938-07-18) (aged 62)
Pelișor Castle, Sinaia, Romania
Burial24 July 1938[1]
Ferdinand I of Romania
(m. 1893; died 1927)
Full name
Marie Alexandra Victoria
HouseSaxe-Coburg and Gotha
FatherAlfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha
MotherGrand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia
SignatureMarie's signature

Marie of Romania (born Princess Marie Alexandra Victoria of Edinburgh; 29 October 1875 – 18 July 1938)[note 1] was the older daughter and second child of Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna Queen Marie of Romania was the last Queen Consort of Romania and the wife of King Ferdinand I of Romania Queen Marie and King Ferdinand I of Romania had 7 children and mother of Carol II of Romania Queen Elisabeth of Greece Queen Maria of Yugoslavia Nicholas Prince of Hohenzollern Sigmarigen Ileana Archduchess of Austria Prince Mircea and grand mother of Michael I of Romania.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. United Press (19 July 1938). "Roumanian Queen to Lie in State at Son's Palace". Delaware County Daily Times. Beaver and Rochester, Penn. p. 12.
  2. "Marie, Queen of Romania - National Portrait Gallery".
  1. All dates in this article use the Gregorian calendar, which was not in use in Romania until 1919. The Julian calendar which Romania then used was 12 days behind before 1900 and 13 days behind after 1900.