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A Port of Call for Princess Marie of Romania!

  April 7, 2016 at 4:11 am by

HRH Princess Marie of Romania was the city of Constanta yesterday, where she visited several of the local institutions. Constanta is a large port city on the Black Sea, where Romania’s only piece of coast can be found.  It is said to be the oldest continuously inhabited city in Romania and is one of the largest ports in Europe. The princess met students and teachers at the Carol I College, visited … Continue reading

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Former Prince Gives Interview to Romanian Press

  March 24, 2016 at 10:43 pm by

Nicholas Medforth-Mills, who until August 2015 was a Prince of Romania and third in line to the headship of the house, has given an interview to Ion Cristoiu of EVZ. “I can say that revoking my title was as much a surprise to me as it was for the public,” Nicholas told Cristoiu, also saying there was “never a discussion between me and the King on the subject, before I was … Continue reading

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Margaretha Is The Most Influencial Woman of Romania

  March 19, 2016 at 3:57 am by

Crown Princess Margaretha of Romania has been named the most influencial woman of Romania in 2016 by business magazine ‘Forbes’. The Princess received her award at a gala that was held in Bucharest’s Hilton Hotel: Athénée Palace. The Princess has been named ‘custodian of the crown’ two weeks ago, when her father King Mihai announced that he would withdraw from public life. Crown Princess Margaretha. Picture from prtince Radu’s blog. … Continue reading

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Special Meetings In Romania

  March 16, 2016 at 2:54 pm by

As previously reported, Crown Princess Margarita of Romania returned to Romania in order to cary out her duties as Custodian of the Crown, following the announcement that her father, King Mihai had transferred his duties to her following his recent health problems. During the last few days, the princess has met both the President of Romania and the Romanian Prime Minister. The purpose of both meetings was to discuss, amongst … Continue reading

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New Bulletin: King Mihai Released from Hospital

  March 16, 2016 at 6:31 am by

A bulletin on the health of 94-year-old King Mihai I of Romania was released yesterday, stating that the former monarch has been released from the Swiss hospital he has been in for the past 17 days. “The King’s general condition is stable. Considering the severity of the diagnosis [leukaemia], treatment and the recovery process will be length and will require close supervision,” the bulletin read. He will continue to be monitored … Continue reading

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Former King’s Health Stable But Worrying

  March 4, 2016 at 6:42 pm by

A Report regarding the health of former King Michael I of Romania has been issued on the royal family’s official website today. Mihai I, seen here back in January with his eldest daughter and Custodian of the Crown, Crown Princess Margarita, has spend the last five days in a Swiss hospital being treated for cancer.  The report states that the king’s condition is stable but that he is severely weak. Casa … Continue reading

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Praise for King Mihai

  March 3, 2016 at 1:22 pm by

Former King Mihai received a lot of praise in Romania today. Yesterday the king announced that he has health problems and that he would withdraw from public life and hand over his public responsibilities to his eldest daughter Crown Princess Margarita. Romania’s president Klaus Iohannis issued a statement in which he said he heard the news about the king’s health with worry and he hopes that the kill will find … Continue reading

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King Mihai Withdraws From Public Life

  March 2, 2016 at 3:20 pm by

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 … Continue reading

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Dracula’s Castle to Close Its Doors?

  February 26, 2016 at 7:29 pm by

The Romanian government has decided to end the lease of Bran Castle. The castle was once believed to be owned by Vlad III the Impaler, better known as ‘Dracula’. Bram Stoker uses the castle as the residence for his ‘Dracula’. In 1920 the castle became property of the Romanian royal family. It became a great favourite of Queen Marie, née Princess of Edinburgh. Her youngest daughter, princess Ileana inherited from … Continue reading

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Has Romania’s Former Prince Nicolas Become A Father?

  February 16, 2016 at 10:02 am by

Romanian media outlet DC News has reported that the rumoured child of Nicholas Medforth-Mills, formerly Prince of Romania, and Nicoleta Cirjan was born on February 9 in Bucharest. Iris Anna Cirjan was born quite healthy, according to Ms Cirjan’s personal blog, in which she also calls herself a single mother and that the father – who may or may not be Mr Medforth-Mills – has shown no interest in being involved. There … Continue reading

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‘Former Prince Back In Romania To Await Birth Of Child’

  January 28, 2016 at 12:41 pm by

Nicholas Medforth-Mills will return to Romania in February amidst controvercy to await the birth of his child, claims a Romanian news outlet. Nicholas is the grandson of ex-king Mihai of Romania (94), who changed the succession rules in 2007, which made Nicholas 3rd in line of the defunct Romanian throne . As HRH prince Nicholas of Romania he was expected to eventually succeed his grandfather, aunt and mother as head … Continue reading

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Royals at International Red Cross Conference in Geneva

  December 9, 2015 at 7:15 am by

A number of royals have attended the International Conference of the Red Cross and Red Crescent in Geneva. Grand Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, Hereditary Princess Sophie of Liechtenstein, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands and Crown Princess Margarita of Romania were all present for the opening of the conference, which sees delegations from the 190 International Federation of the Red Cross societies and countries which are Geneva Convention signatories come together to … Continue reading

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Marie of Romania’s Heart Returned to Pelişor Castle

  November 4, 2015 at 10:49 am by

The late Queen Marie of Romania’s heart was returned to her place of death yesterday, in a ceremony attended by her great-granddaughter Crown Princess Margarita, as well as her descendants in the Austria-Tuscany line. Beginning at the National Museum of Romanian History, the silver casket containing the British-born Queen’s heart was given a military farewell in front of a crowded street before it was placed into a car and driven to … Continue reading

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Heart of Marie of Romania to Rest at Pelişor Castle

  September 25, 2015 at 2:53 am by

It has been announced that the heart of Queen Marie of Romania, the grandmother of the current head of the Royal Family of Romania, will be moved to Pelişor Castle in Sinaia, which has been selected as the heart’s final resting place. The Queen, who was born a Princess of Edinburgh in 1875 and was a granddaughter of Queen Victoria, died in July 1938 at the Castle, and had requested that … Continue reading

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Further Statements Regarding Romania’s Former Prince Nicolae

  August 13, 2015 at 1:52 am by

Following Monday’s announcement that King Michael of Romania had removed his grandson, Nicholas, from the succession to the defunct Romanian throne, as well as stripping him of his title, much discussion was had – and is still being had – about the circumstances of why the action was taken. Nicholas Medforth-Mills released a statement of his own on the matter, stating that “this decision, which I accept, comes after a … Continue reading

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King Michael of Romania Removes Grandson’s Title and Succession Rights

  August 10, 2015 at 12:01 pm by

The former King of Romania and the current Head of the Romanian Royal Family, Michael I, has made the decision to remove from his grandson, Nicolae, his title and succession rights to the defunct Romanian throne. “On August 1, 2015, His Majesty King Michael signed a document withdrawing from his grandson, Nicolae, son of Princess Elena, the title ‘Prince of Romania’ and the style ‘Royal Highness’. The King also excluded … Continue reading

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Prince Nicolae of Romania Visits The Netherlands

  July 4, 2015 at 3:55 pm by

Between June 26 and July 3, Prince Nicolae of Romania, the second in line to the former Romanian throne, undertook an official visit to the Netherlands. Prince Nicolae visited the Dutch Romanian community on June 26, where the Romanian ambassador to the Netherlands Ireny Comaroschi hosted a reception for the Prince. Throughout the visit Prince Nicolae carried out visits and attended seminars in Amsterdam, Delft, Dieren, Nijmegen and Eindhoven which were also attended … Continue reading

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Prince Charles on Private Visit to Romania

  June 2, 2015 at 11:23 am by

The Prince of Wales is currently on a private visit to Romania, where he has launched a new foundation, The Prince of Wales’ Foundation Romania. The aim of the foundation is to “support heritage preservation, agriculture and sustainable development in Romania”, as well as education, and will be based in the village of Viscri, located in Brașov County where the Prince has two 18th century houses. The house will be renovated into a … Continue reading

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Garden Party at the Elisabeta Palace to Celebrate “King’s Day”

  May 12, 2015 at 9:13 am by

On Sunday May 10, members of the Romanian Royal Family hosted a garden party at the Elisabeta Palace in Bucharest to celebrate what is sometimes called “King’s Day”, the day that Romania’s first monarch, King Carol I, was crowned in 1881. A few thousand members of the public were invited to the celebrations, which included a performance of the Romanian Military Band. Crown Princess Margarita, Prince Radu, Prince Nicolae and Princess Maria watched from … Continue reading

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Chocolate Named After Romanian Royals

  April 6, 2015 at 9:13 pm by

Crown Princess Margarita and Prince Radu of Romania have had a chocolate range named after them by one of the official suppliers to the Royal House. Three new lines of chocolate – ‘HRH Princess Margarita’, ‘HRH Prince Radu’ and ‘Peles Castle’ – were launched during a presentation at the Elisabeta Palace today. They have been produced by the company Kandia Dulce, forming the ‘Kandia Regal’ range, and each have a … Continue reading

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