Prince Nicholas of Romania,son of Princess Elena and Robin Medforth-Mills, grandson of King Michael and Queen Anne.

Prince Nicholas of Romania,son of Princess Elena and Robin Medforth-Mills, grandson of King Michael and Queen Anne.

Prince Nicholas of Romania (5 August 1903--9 June 1978), 4th child and 2nd son of Queen Marie and King Ferdinand of Romania.  Married twice, Nicholas had no children.  After the death of his father in 1927, Nicholas served on the regency council for his minor nephew, Michael, who'd become king in lieu of his self-exiled father, CP Carol.  When Carol returned to Romania in 1930 Nicholas was betrayed and banished by him.  Nicholas died in exile in Madrid in 1978.

Prince Nicholas of Romania (5 August 1903--9 June 1978), 4th child and 2nd son of Queen Marie and King Ferdinand of Romania. Married twice, Nicholas had no children. After the death of his father in 1927, Nicholas served on the regency council for his minor nephew, Michael, who'd become king in lieu of his self-exiled father, CP Carol. When Carol returned to Romania in 1930 Nicholas was betrayed and banished by him. Nicholas died in exile in Madrid in 1978.

Princess Ileana of Romania (5 Jan. 1909--21 Jan. 1991), 5th child and 3rd daughter of Queen Marie and King Ferdinand of Romania.  Like her mother, Princess Ileana did much humanitarian work.  She organized the Girl Reserves of the Red Cross and the 1st school of social work in Romania.  During WWII she established a hospital for wounded Romanian soldiers at her and her husband's castle in Austria.  Ileana was also an avid sailor and owned and sailed her own boat, the Isprava, for several…

Princess Ileana of Romania (5 Jan. 1909--21 Jan. 1991), 5th child and 3rd daughter of Queen Marie and King Ferdinand of Romania. Like her mother, Princess Ileana did much humanitarian work. She organized the Girl Reserves of the Red Cross and the 1st school of social work in Romania. During WWII she established a hospital for wounded Romanian soldiers at her and her husband's castle in Austria. Ileana was also an avid sailor and owned and sailed her own boat, the Isprava, for several…

Princess Ileana of Romania,her life and family

Princess Ileana of Romania,her life and family

Wedding of Princess Ileana to Dr. Stefan Issarescu, Newton, MA.  The couple was married in 1954, the same year Ileana divorced her 1st husband, Archduke Anton of Austria.  Ileana and Stefan had no children and their marriage also ended in divorce in 1965, 4 years after Ileana entered the Orthodox Monastery of the Protection of the Mother of God, in Bussy-en-Othe, France.

Wedding of Princess Ileana to Dr. Stefan Issarescu, Newton, MA. The couple was married in 1954, the same year Ileana divorced her 1st husband, Archduke Anton of Austria. Ileana and Stefan had no children and their marriage also ended in divorce in 1965, 4 years after Ileana entered the Orthodox Monastery of the Protection of the Mother of God, in Bussy-en-Othe, France.

Princess Ileana of Romania. Early 1920s by klimbims on Flickr.

Princess Ileana of Romania. Early 1920s by klimbims on Flickr.

Queen Marie of Romania

Queen Marie of Romania

Crown Princess Maria of Romania

Crown Princess Maria of Romania

Prince Carol of Romania and his wife Zizi Lambrino, also known as Princess Ioana.  Zizi was a commoner and the young couple's marriage horrified King Ferdinand of Romania.  The king succeeded in annulling the marriage and separating his weak willed son from his wife.

Prince Carol of Romania and his wife Zizi Lambrino, also known as Princess Ioana. Zizi was a commoner and the young couple's marriage horrified King Ferdinand of Romania. The king succeeded in annulling the marriage and separating his weak willed son from his wife.

King Carol I of Romania

King Carol I of Romania

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