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Old 05-14-2014, 11:29 PM
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Because the Caradja family is not a royal family, it's an aristocratic one. It's kind of like the Galitzine's of Russia - while they have Princely titles, they themselves are nobles not royals.

Catherine's biological daughter, Alexandra, had a daughter, Brianna, who in turn has had two sons. Catherine also adopted a son, Ottomar, who died in 2007. Ottomar had a son, also named Ottomar.

This is all so interesting! I wonder why we don't see much of these families?

Is the royal family the only Romanian family left? It would be nice to learn more about them, especially if they think they have claim to the throne.
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Old 05-15-2014, 05:07 AM
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No Romanian princely or noble family wants the Throne.
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Princess Marina Sturdza in Chisinau (Basarabia):

S-a nascut printesa, dar a ascuns asta timp de 50 de ani. Afla povestea impresionanta a Marinei Sturdza - VIDEO - Acasa in Moldova
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Old 05-28-2014, 07:44 PM
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A new book about the nobility of Transilvania in the XIVth century:

AVALON. Nobilimea transilvană a angevinilor - Numarul 721 - Mai - 2014 - Arhiva - Observatorcultural.ro
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New interview with Princess Marina Sturdza:

Dincolo de filantropie – Interviu cu Prințesa Marina Sturdza (I) | Social Responsibility Magazine
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Old 06-12-2014, 09:24 AM
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The descendants of the counts Karolyi will meet at the Castle of Carei (now a museum owned by the state):

Castelul Karolyi îşi reprimeşte nobilii pentru două zile | Informaţia Zilei
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Old 07-25-2014, 08:36 AM
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Death of Ioana Maria Cantacuzino ( as a writer she used the name oana Orlea),Maruca Cantacuzino's granddaughter, in Paris:


S-a stins o mare scriitoare: Oana Orlea
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When I was living in Paris, France in the late 1960's and early 1970's I was introduced to a gentleman as Monsieur Le Prince Nicolas Sturdza who a little later introduced me to his "cousin" (I understood that their grandmothers were sisters) Monsieur Le Prince Alexandre Ghika. I moved back to the United States and lost contact with Nicolas but stayed in touch with Alexandre. His lawyer sent me a letter saying that he had died in August 2001. Does anyone have any information of the two gentlemen? I know that Alexandre's sister who had been living in Romania joined him in Paris August 1971. Thank you.
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Two years ago Prince Monsignor Vladimir Ghika was beatified. Here the video of the Mass of Beatification:

LIVE: Slujba de beatificare a Monseniorului Vladimir Ghika | e-communio.ro
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Wonderful video. Thanks.
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You're very welcome. Even if Blessed Prince Vladimir Ghika's brother, Prince Dimitrie Ghika, was close to the Royal Family no member of the King's Family attended the Beatification Mass.
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Even if Blessed Prince Vladimir Ghika's brother, Prince Dimitrie Ghika, was close to the Royal Family no member of the King's Family attended the Beatification Mass.
This is likely because all of the members of the Royal Family to whom Prince Dimitrie Ghica was close were by 2013 long since departed from this life.
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What about the descendants of the King? Didnt they find time to attend such an event about a man that celebrated the wedding of Princess Ileana and knew the Royal Family well?
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:29 PM
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Would that not be a question you would be better off posing to a member of the Royal Family?

King Michael was not close to either of his paternal aunts due to their cooperation with the Communists.

One can hardly have expected the descendants of the King to attend a ceremony for a man just because he happened to be the brother of man who was friendly with relatives that they barely (or never) knew.
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Old 09-07-2015, 05:12 PM
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Blessed Prince Vladimir Ghika's brother was close to King Michael...and the event was a symbolic one being about a man that suffered under the communism.
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Dukes and Princes of the Romanians before 1859

Which was the ethnic origin of the Dukes Menumorut, Gelu and Glad and of Prince Basarab I?

Secretul originii etnice a voievozilor Menumorut, Glad Ÿi Gelu. Primii conducƒtori ai românilor au fost cumani, bulgari sau cazari | adevarul.ro
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Conference about the noble families of Maramures at the Nobility Center of Viseu:


Colocviu de istorie la Centrul Nobilimii din Vişeu, cu implicarea Academiei Române - Graiul Maramuresului
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About the Brancoveanu Basarabs:


Revista VIP - Viata Invizibila a Personalitatilor

http://stiri.tvr.ro/urmasul-lui-bran...tvr_55435.html

The story of a Cantacuzino, a Brancoveanu and a Sturdza:

DIN|INTERIOR. Urma?i de os domnesc. Povestea lui Constantin Brncoveanu, Constantin Cantacuzino ?i Mihai Sturdza din zilele noastre
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It is interesting how there were Romanian Sovereign Princes in the Middle Ages that were devout Catholics. One example could be Latcu who reigned in Moldova until around 1373.
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Weren't the Basarabs of some kind of Cuman/Petcheneg/Vlach origin?


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