Who is the current king of Romania?

Who is the current king of Romania? 

Family tree
Josephine of Baden b.1813 – d.1900
Michael I b.1921 – d.2017 King of Romania 1927–1930; 1940–1947
Margareta b.1949 Custodian of the Crown of Romania 2017–present
Nicholas b.1985 Angelica-Margareta b.1986

Does Romania still have royalty? ROMANIA’S monarchy has been defunct since 1947. But the royal family still enjoys much of the associated pageantry. It hosts events in the fairy-tale Peles Castle, once its home, now a museum.

What is a Romanian king called? The King of Romania (Romanian: Regele României) or King of the Romanians (Romanian: Regele Românilor), was the title of the monarch of the Kingdom of Romania from 1881 until 1947, when the Romanian Workers’ Party proclaimed the Romanian People’s Republic following Michael I’s forced abdication.

How was Prince Philip End. to King Michael of Romania? Margareta’s late father, King Michael of Romania, was Philip’s cousin and the two, who were both born in 1921, spent a lot of time together in their childhoods. Prince Philip was among Margareta’s godparents and played an important role in her upbringing.

Who is the current king of Romania? – Additional Questions

Is the Queen part Romanian?

Queen Elizabeth II of Great Britain is the most famous contemporary monarch who has blood ties with King Michael I of Romania, as the two were third-degree cousins.

How is King Michael of Romania End. to Queen Elizabeth?

In November 1947, King Michael travelled to London for the wedding of his cousins, Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark, an occasion during which he met Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma (his second cousin once removed), who was to become his wife.

Where is King Michael of Romania buried?

16 December 2017
Michael I of Romania / Date of burial

Who succeeded Ferdinand of Romania?

Ferdinand died from cancer in Sinaia in 1927, and was succeeded by his grandson Crown Prince Michael under a regency (Michael’s father having renounced his rights to the throne in December 1925). The regency had three members, one of whom was Ferdinand’s second son, Prince Nicholas.

How rich is the Romanian royal family?

The fortune of the Romanian royal family was estimated at EUR 65 million in 2017, according to the latest edition of Top 300 Richest Romanians put together by weekly magazine Capital.

Why isn’t Romania a monarchy?

According to the Organic Rules of the Royal House of Romania, His Majesty King Michael I is the current head of the Royal House. King Michael’s was Romania’s last monarch and was forced to abdicate by the communists in December 1947, when Romania became a republic.

Who are the 12 royal families in Europe?

List of current royal families in Europe:
  • The House of Saxe-Coburg and Gothas – Belgium (King Philippe)
  • The House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg – Denmark (Queen Margrethe II)
  • The House of Liechtenstein – Liechtenstein (Prince Hans-Adam II)
  • The House of Luxembourg-Nassau – Luxembourg – Grand Duke Henri.

Does Hungary have a king?

The style of title “Apostolic King of Hungary” (Apostoli Magyar Király) was endorsed by Pope Clement XIII in 1758 and used afterwards by all Monarchs of Hungary.

King of Hungary.

Apostolic King of Hungary
Style His/Her Apostolic Majesty
First monarch Stephen I
Last monarch Charles IV
Formation 25 December 1000

Does Serbia have a king?

In public he is also claiming the crowned royal title of “Alexander II Karađorđević” (Serbian Cyrillic: Александар II Карађорђевић / Aleksandar II Karađorđević) although he is not king or crowned.

Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia.

Predecessor Peter II
Heir apparent Philip
Born 17 July 1945 Claridge’s, Mayfair, London

Does Bulgaria have a royal family?

Members of the royal family hold the titles of Prince (Princess) of Bulgaria and Duke (Duchess) in Saxony, with the style of Royal Highness.

Bulgarian royal family.

House of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha-Koháry (Bulgarian royal line)
Current head Simeon II
Final ruler Simeon II
Titles Prince (Княз), Tsar (Цар)
Estate(s) Vrana Palace

Who is the King of Spain?

Felipe VI of Spain
Spain / Monarch

Felipe VI is King of Spain. He is the son of former King Juan Carlos I and Queen Sofía, and has two elder sisters, Infanta Elena, Duchess of Lugo, and Infanta Cristina. In 2004, Felipe married TV news journalist Letizia Ortiz with whom he has two daughters, Leonor and Sofía.


Which country still has a King?

Realm / Kingdom Monarch (Birth) Type
Kingdom of Saudi Arabia King Salman (b. 1935) Absolute
Kingdom of Spain King Felipe VI (b. 1968) Constitutional
Kingdom of Sweden King Carl XVI Gustaf (b. 1946) Constitutional
Kingdom of Thailand King Vajiralongkorn (b. 1952) Constitutional

How many kings are in the world?

But the longest-reigning monarch is hardly the only one out there in the world—in fact, there are 29 modern monarchies, reigning over 40 countries.