King Mihai Withdraws From Public Life
Former King Mihai of Romania (94) will withdraw from public life and will transfer his duties to his eldest daughter, Crown Princess Margaretha (66). The king announced this in a writter statement today, he also added that he hopes that his daughter will “find the wisdom and strength to represent me and fulfill my public duties.”
King Michael has recently undergone surgery, after which he has been diagnosed with metastatic epidermoid carcinoma and chronic leukemia. He is undergoing complex and demanding medical treatments, that will prevent him from appearing in public.
The king announced his decision yesterday and today during a meeting with the royal counsil at his home in Morges, Switzerland. A member of the counsil is Archduke Lorenz of Austira-Este, Prince of Belgium, who also co-signed the statement.
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