Thursday, 26 September 2019

1186) Marie of Romania

Marie of Romania (Marie Alexandra Victoria; 1875 – 1938), also known as Marie of Edinburgh. Last Queen of Romania as the wife of King Ferdinand I.
Her parents were Prince Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh (later Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha) and Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia.
As queen, she was very popular, both in Romania and abroad. In 1926, Marie and two of her children undertook a diplomatic tour of the United States. They were received enthusiastically by the people and visited several cities before returning to Romania.
Sister of Victoria Melita

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