Enthronement of King Michael of Romania, 1927

The Enthronement of six-year-old King Michael of Romania at the Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest on this day in 1927, who, joined by his mother, Queen Helen, received the the oath of loyalty from the three regents; Prince Nicolae, Patriarch Miron Cristea and Gheorghe Buzdugan, President of the High Court of Cassation. King Michael succeeded his grandfather, King Ferdinand of Romania, but was deposed when his father, King Carol, returned to Romania in 1930, with King Michael being reinstalled in 1941, reigning until 1948, when he was forced to flee into exile.


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