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King Michael: Romania bids farewell to former monarch

2017-12-16 17:13:00
A state funeral has being held for King Michael, who helped end fascist rule during World War II. More than 20,000 Romanians lined the streets of Bucharest to pay their respects

Funeral of Romania's former King held in Bucharest

2017-12-16 16:30:00
The coffin of Romania's former King Mihai I is seen in front of the former Royal Palace, now National Art Museum, in Bucharest, Romania, Dec. 16, 2017. Romania's former King Mihai I died on Dec. 5 at the age of 96 at his residence in Switzerland.

Romania’s Princess Margareta was Gordon Brown’s girlfriend

2017-12-16 16:01:00
Among the many titles accumulated by Princess Margareta, the new head of the Romanian royal family, one stands out for British readers. She is Gordon Brown’s ex-girlfriend. More than 20 years after the abolition of the monarchy in 1947, the late King ...

Royals join residents in remembering former king of Romania

2017-12-16 13:57:00
BUCHAREST, Romania — Tens of thousands of Romanians joined European royals to pay their respects to King Michael, who was remembered for his dignity and morality at a state funeral Saturday. Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being forced to ...

Thousands gather to pay final respects to Romania's former King Michael

2017-12-16 12:02:11
Thousands of Romanians lined the streets of Bucharest on December 16 for the funeral of the country's late king Michael, one of the last surviving World War Two European heads of state.

Romanians join European royals for last king's state funeral

2017-12-16 11:21:00
European royalty joined tens of thousands of Romanians who wept and applauded as they said farewell to Romania's last monarch, King Michael, who was buried next to his wife Saturday after a state funeral. Michael, who ruled Romania twice before being ...

Prince Charles joins tens of thousands of mourners for King Michael I’s state funeral in Romania

2017-12-16 09:02:00
PRINCE Charles was among European royalty and thousands of mourners who gathered at the state funeral for Romania's King Michael today. The former ruler who was forced to abdicate in the communist takeover in 1947 died aged 96 in Switzerland on December 5.

Prince Charles joins other European royals to farewell Romania’s King Michael

2017-12-16 08:14:00
PRINCE Charles has joined other European royals and tens of thousands of others to say goodbye to Romania’s 96-year-old King Michael at a state funeral. TENS of thousands of Romanians joined European royals to pay their respects to late King Michael who ...

Prince Charles joins European royals for funeral of Romania’s king Michael

2017-12-16 08:12:00
Huge crowds gathered Bucharest today for the funeral of ex-king Michael, one of the last surviving World War Two European heads of state. The monarch ruled his country twice, switching its alliance away from Nazi Germany to the Allied side during the war.