Queen Anne of Romania’s Funeral

Queen Anne of Romania, beloved consort of King Micheal, who died on at the start of this month, was buried in Bucharest on August 13. Queen Anne’s body had been laying in State at different locations throughout Romania for the past few days. She was the first member of the royal family to receive a State Funeral since Queen Marie, who died in 1938.

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After an Orthodox mass celebrated in the throne room of a former royal palace and another Catholic service in the square outside, Queen Anne was buried in an Orthodox cathedral in a private ceremony.

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A notable absence was her husband, King Micheal, who resides in Switzerland, while their daughters; Crown Princess Margareta, Princess Elena, Princess Sophie, and Princess Maria, along with Margareta’s husband Prince Radu, attended the services and burial. Among the Royal guests were; Grand Duchess Maria Vladimirovna, a claimant to the Russian throne, Prince George Fredrick of Prussia, a claimant to the Prussian throne, and Archduke Lorenz of Austria, Prince of Belgium, husband of Princess Astrid of Belgium.Screen Shot 2016-08-14 at 1.47.23 AM

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