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Carol II

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Born: 1893 AD
Died: 1953 AD, at 59 years of age.

Nationality: Romanian
Categories: King

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1893 - He was born on the 15th of October.

1918 - He was first married in Odessa, Ukraine, on the 31st August in contravention of royal law

1919 - They had one son, Mircea Gregor Carol Lambrino, and the marriage was annulled by decision of the Ilfov Tribunal.

1921 - He next married, in Athens, Greece on the 10th of March, Princess Helen of Greece and Denmark (who was known in Romania as Crown Princess Elena).

1930 - He returned to the country unexpectedly on the 7th of June, Carol was proclaimed King the following day.

1947 - He and Magda Lupescu were married in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on the 3rd of June, Magda taking the title of Princess Elena von Hohenzollern. Carol remained in exile for the rest of his life.

         - The marriage soon collapsed in the wake of the king's affair with Elena "Magda" Lupescu.

1953 - Carol died in Portugal on the 4th of April.




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