Romania:Ileana 5th Child Ferdinand I & Marie
Princess Ileana (5 Jan 1909-21 Jan 1991) Romania. 5th child of King Ferdinand I (Ferdinand Viktor Albert Meinrad) (24 Aug 1865-20 Jul 1927) Romania & Princess…
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Two royal families by VelkokneznaMaria on DeviantArt
mperial family of Russia visiting royalfamily of Romania, summer 1914. The back row from the left: King Carol I., Grand Duchess Anastasia, Princess Maria "Mignon", Prince Carol, Princess Ileana, Crown Prince Ferdinand, Queen Carmen Sylva Sitting: Grand Duchess Maria, Empress Alexandra, Grand Duchess Tatiana, Crown Princess Maria "Missy", Tsar Nicholas II., Prince Mircea, Grand Duchess Olga. On the ground Tsarevich Alexei and Prince Nicolae.
Archduke Stefan of Austria (15 August 1932--12 Nov. 1998), eldest child of Archduchess Ileana of Austria, nee Princess Ileana of Romania, and husband Archduke Anton with, I believe, his American wife, Mary Jerrine Soper. Stefan's marriage was morganatic and his 5 children were known as Counts(esses) of Habsburg, I THINK. He was a naturalized US citizen and a graduate from MIT.
Princess Ileana of Romania,her life and family
Archduke Dominic (b. July 4 1937), 4th child and 2nd son of Archduchess Ileana, nee Princess Ileana of Romania. Dominic, nicknamed "Niki", married twice and had children. In 2006 the Romanian gov't. awarded Dominic ownership of Bran Castle, a former residence of the Romanian Royal Family and Romania's most popular tourist attraction. (For those who don't know, Bran Castle was the home of Dracula in Bram Stoker's famous novel, "Dracula".)
Princess Ileana of Romania / Ladies' Home Journal - December 1951
Youngest daughter of Queen Marie and King Ferdinand, Ileana was "loved and happy little girl" who shared mother's fondness for romantic dress as well as serious interest in social welfare. With King she avidly read Bulldog Drummond. Her two sisters—both married before Ileana was 13—became Queens of Greece and Yugoslavia.
Princess Ileana of Romania. In 1961, Ileana entered the Orthodox Monastery of the Protection of the Mother of God, in France. She founded the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania, the first English language Orthodox monastery in North America. She was the third female descendant of Queen Victoria to become a Mother Superior in a convent of her own foundation. She served as abbess until her retirement in 1981, remaining at the monastery until her death in 1991.
Maria Ileana, Erzherzogin von Österreich, * 1933
Archduchess Maria Ileana of Austria (18 Dec. 1933--11 Jan. 1959), 2nd child and 1st daughter of Princess Ileana of Romania and husband Archduke Anton of Austria. Maria Ileana was called "Minola" in the family. She married Count Franz Josef Kottulinsky and had one child, daughter Maria Ileana Kottulinsky, nicknamed Mino.
1944 - Princess Ileana built a hospital in Bran, Roumania, & she named it “the Hospital of the Queen’s Heart”, which serviced the treatment for wounded soldiers from Brasov after the Red Cross hospital was bombed by American aircrafts. After 1945, the hospital continued to treat people wounded & maimed in the war & the population of the region. Princess Ileana herself cared for patients as a nurse & even operated in the hospital. She continued the work with great efforts until January 1948.