Cousins and playmates.  King Michael with his 2nd cousin Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark.  Michael's mother and Philip's father were 1st cousins.  Years later, Michael would meet his future wife, Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma, while in London for Philip's wedding to Princess Elizabeth of York on Nov. 20, 1947.  Just weeks after that happy event Michael would be forced from his throne.

Cousins and playmates. King Michael with his 2nd cousin Prince Philip of Greece and Denmark. Michael's mother and Philip's father were 1st cousins. Years later, Michael would meet his future wife, Princess Anne of Bourbon-Parma, while in London for Philip's wedding to Princess Elizabeth of York on Nov. 20, 1947. Just weeks after that happy event Michael would be forced from his throne.

King Carol II of Romania with the son future King Michael of Romania

King Carol II of Romania with the son future King Michael of Romania

HM Queen Marie of Romania

HM Queen Marie of Romania

Late 1890s : Queen Marie of Romania with daughter Princess Elisabeth

Late 1890s : Queen Marie of Romania with daughter Princess Elisabeth

Queen Elena of Romania / Helen of Greece-Romania, Part 2

Queen Elena of Romania / Helen of Greece-Romania, Part 2

King Mihai I. of Romania and Anna de Bourbon-Parma (with Queen Frederika of Greece)

King Mihai I. of Romania and Anna de Bourbon-Parma (with Queen Frederika of Greece)

King Michael of Romania when he was 3 years old

King Michael of Romania when he was 3 years old

Two kings: Michael I and Carol II of Romania (1938)

Two kings: Michael I and Carol II of Romania (1938)

Crown Princess Margarita of Romania and Prince Radu - wedding 1996

Crown Princess Margarita of Romania and Prince Radu - wedding 1996

Prince and Princess of Romania

Prince and Princess of Romania

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