ROMANIA

 

 

 

The members of this family bear the title Prince[ss] of Romania (Royal Highness). They are entitled to titles as members of the House of Hohenzollern, though King Michael has recently announced that he and his family have relinquished these German titles and names.

 

 

 

 

A.

 

 

Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig Pr von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen (Sigmaringen 20 Apr 1839-Pelesch Castle, Sinaia 10 Oct 1914; see Hohenzollern) was elected Prince of Romania 20 Apr 1866, and proclaimed King CAROL I of Romania 26 Mar 1881; he m.at Neuwied 15 Nov 1869 Elisabeth Pss zu Wied (Neuwied 29 Dec 1843-Curtea de Arges 3 Mar 1916)

 

1a) Marie (Bucharest 8 Sep 1870-Pelesch Castle 9 Apr 1874)

 

 

 

 

B.

 

Ferdinand Viktor Albert Meinrad Pr von Hohenzollern (Sigmaringen 24 Aug 1865-Sinaia 20 Jul 1927; see Hohenzollern) succeeded his uncle, King Carol I on his death without issue 10 Oct 1914, as King FERDINAND of Romania; he m. at Sigmaringen 10 Jan 1893 Marie Pss of Great Britain and Ireland, Pss of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha, etc (Eastwell Park 29 Oct 1875-Pelesch Castle 10 Jul 1938)

 

1a) CAROL II, King of Romania, renounced his rights 28 Dec 1925 but reneged on the renunciation and was proclaimed King 8 Jun 1930, then abdicated again 6 Sep 1940 (Castle Pelesch 16 [or 15] Oct 1893-Estoril 4 Apr 1953); m.1st Odessa 31 Aug 1918 (annulled 1919) Joanna Marie Valentina "Zizi" Lambrino (Roman, Romania 3 Oct 1898-Paris 11 Mar 1953); m.2nd Athens 10 Mar 1921 (div 1928) Helen Pss of Greece and Denmark (Athens 3 May 1896-Lausanne 28 Nov 1982); m.3rd Rio de Janeiro 5 Jul 1947 Elena Lupescu (Hertza, Moldavia 15 Sep 1899-Estoril 29 Jun 1977)

 

1b) Mircea Gregor Carol Lambrino (Bucharest 9 Jan 1920-London 27 Jan 2006); m.1st Paris 22 Mar 1948 (div 1958) Helene Navagatzine (b.Paris 26 May 1925); m.2nd Paris 20 Dec 1960 (div 1977) Thelma Williams (Nashville, Tennessee 15 Nov 1930-Rutland, Vermont 5 Jun 1988); m.3rd Fulham Town Hall 27 Jun 1984 Antonia Colville (Bracken, Church Crookham, Hants, 29 May 1939-13 Jun 2007)

 

1c) Paul Philip Lambrino, or von Hohenzollern (b.Paris 13 Aug 1948); m.Bucharest 15 Sep 1996 Lia Georgia Triff (b.Great Lakes, Illinois 23 Feb 1949)

 

1d) Carol Ferdinand (b.Bucharest 11 Jan 2010)

 

2c) Ion George Nicholas Alexander Lambrino, or von Hohenzollern (b.Poole, Dorset 1 Sep 1961)

 

2b) MICHAEL, King of Romania 20 Jul 1927-8 Jun 1930 and again 6 Sep 1940, abdicated 30 Dec 1947 (b.Castle Pelesch 25 Oct 1921); m.Athens 10 Jun 1948 Anne Pss of Bourbon-Parma (b.Paris 18 Sep 1923)

 

1c) Margarita (b.Lausanne 26 Mar 1949); m.Lausanne 21 Sep 1996 Radu Duda, cr 1 Jan 1999 Prinz von Hohenzollern-Veringen (b.Iasi, Romania 7 Jun 1960)

 

2c) Elena (b.Lausanne 15 Nov 1950); m.1st Lausanne 24 Sep 1983 (div 1991) Robin Medforth-Mills (Sproatley, Yorks 8 Dec 1942-Geneva 2 Feb 2002); m.2nd Peterlee, co. Durham 14 Aug 1998 Alexander Phillips Nixon McAteer (b.Easington, co. Durham 22 Oct 1964)

 

1d) Nicholas Michael de Roumanie-Medforth-Mills, [by rules instituted by King Michael in 2007, he became on 25th birthday] Prince of Romania, Royal Highness (b.Geneva 1 Apr 1985)

 

2d) Elizabeth Karina de Roumanie-Medforth-Mills (b.Newcastle-upon-Tyne 4 Jan 1989)

 

3c) Irina (b.Lausanne 28 Feb 1953); m.1st Lausanne 10 Dec 1983 (div 2003) John Kreuger (b.Solna, Sweden 3 Aug 1945); m.2nd Reno 2 Nov 2007 John Wesley Walker (b.Douglas, Missouri 30 Dec 1945)

 

4c) Sophia (b.Tatoi, Greece 28 Oct 1957); m.Neuilly 29 Aug 1998 Alain Michel Léonce Biarneix de Laufenborg (b.Nancy 10 Jul 1957)

 

5c) Maria (b.Hellerup, Denmark 13 Jul 1964); m.New York 16 Sep 1995 Casimir Mystkowski (b.Las-Poczylowo, Poland 13 Sep 1958)

 

2a) Elisabeth (Castle Pelesch 12 Oct 1894-Cannes 15 Nov 1956); m.Bucharest 27 Feb 1921 (div 1935) King George II of the Hellenes (Tatoi 19 Jul 1890-Athens 1 Apr 1947)

 

3a) Marie (Gotha 9 Jan 1900-London 22 Jun 1961); m.Belgrade 8 Jun 1922 King Alexander of Yugoslavia (Cetinje 4 Dec 1888-assassinated at Marseilles 9 Oct 1934)

 

4a) Nicholas, assumed title Pr von Hohenzollern (Castle Pelesch 18 Aug 1903-Madrid 9 Jul 1978); m.1st Tohani, Romania, 7 Nov 1931 Joanna Dumitrescu-Doletti (Bucharest 24 Sep 1909 [other dates of birth have been named in various sources]-Lausanne 19 Feb 1963); m.2nd Lausanne 13 Jul 1967 Thereza Lisboa Figueria de Mello (Rome 10 Jun 1913-Madrid 30 Mar 1997)

 

5a) Ileana (Bucharest 5 Jan 1909-Youngstown, Ohio 21 Jan 1991); m.1st Sinaia 26 Jul 1931 (div 1954) Anton, Archduke of Austria (Vienna 20 Mar 1901-Salzburg 22 Oct 1987); m.2nd Newton, Massachusetts 20 Jun 1954 (div 1965) Stefan Issarescu (Turnu-Severin 5 Oct 1906-Providence 21 Dec 2002)

 

6a) Mircea (Bucharest 3 Jan 1913-Buftea 2 Nov 1916)