King Ferdinand’s Funerals

King Ferdinand’s Funerals

King Ferdinand died on July 20, 1927 in Peles Castle in Sinaia, for bowel cancer.

After the King’s death , the parliament proclaims grandson Michael , as new King. Because Michael is still infant , it is named an Regency .

On July 24, the country held a national funeral. Funeral cortege passes through Bucharest and the funeral service takes place at the Orthodox Cathedral. The body will be buried at the Curtea de Agres.

The solemn session of the Parliament where King Michael is proclamed King of Romania. In the moment of the declaration the King answers to the cheers , by saluting the assembly

The solemn session of the Parliament where King Michael is proclamed King of Romania. In the moment of the declaration the King answers to the cheers , by saluting the assembly

His Majesty King Michael accompanied by the Mother Princess Helen leaving the sitting of the Parliament

His Majesty King Michael accompanied by the Mother Princess Helen leaving the sitting of the Parliament

His Royal Highness Prince Nicolas , Patriarch Dr, Miron Cristea and G. Buzdugan facing King Michael taking an oah of submission to laws and Constitution of the country and truthfulness to the new King

His Royal Highness Prince Nicolas , Patriarch Dr, Miron Cristea and G. Buzdugan facing King Michael taking an oah of submission to laws and Constitution of the country and truthfulness to the new King

 The High Regency:

Patriarch Dr. Miron Cristea

Patriarch Dr. Miron Cristea

A.S.R. Prince Nicolas

A.S.R. Prince Nicolas

Gheorghe Buzdugan

Gheorghe Buzdugan

The King Michael accompanied by the Mother-Princess Helen , on the way to the train station Sinaia

The King Michael accompanied by the Mother-Princess Helen , on the way to the train station Sinaia

Thier Majestyes Queen Marie and Queen Marioara of Jugoslavia  looking down from the Peles Castle and weeping , whilst the funeral procession is leaving the courtyard of the castle

Thier Majestyes Queen Marie and Queen Marioara of Jugoslavia looking down from the Peles Castle and weeping , whilst the funeral procession is leaving the courtyard of the castle

The mournful goinprocession g towards the Sinaia Station

The mournful goinprocession g towards the Sinaia Station

Following the funeral car , first row , Prince Nicolas , Princess Ileana , Prince of Hohenlohe , second row , the Regents and after the members of the Goverment

Following the funeral car , first row , Prince Nicolas , Princess Ileana , Prince of Hohenlohe , second row , the Regents and after the members of the Goverment

Transporting of the coffin from the Cotroceni Palace towards the funneral car

Transporting of the coffin from the Cotroceni Palace towards the funneral car

King Ferdinand on the catafalque at the Palace Cotroceni , at the bottom , the garland put by Prince Charles

King Ferdinand on the catafalque at the Palace Cotroceni , at the bottom , the garland put by Prince Charles

The transporting of the Coffin from the Cotroceni Station at Bucharest , toward the Royal Palace Cotroceni

The transporting of the Coffin from the Cotroceni Station at Bucharest , toward the Royal Palace Cotroceni

The Royal Family weeping whilst gazing at the coffin

The Royal Family weeping whilst gazing at the coffin

The Salut of King Alexander of Yugoslavia , Prince Nicolas , Prince of Hohentzollern btinging out of the coffin from Palace

The Salute of King Alexander of Yugoslavia , Prince Nicolas , Prince of Hohentzollern bringing out of the coffin from Palace

The Clergy of Bucharest

The Clergy of Bucharest

General Presan holding on the cushion , the Royal Crown , behind him General Mardarescu holding on the cushion the Marshall Stick of King Ferdinand I

General Presan holding on the cushion , the Royal Crown , behind him General Mardarescu holding on the cushion the Marshall Stick of King Ferdinand I

Delegation of the Jugoslavian officers , holding the cuchion with the silver Crown , sent by the regiment whose commander King Ferdinand has been

Delegation of the Jugoslavian officers , holding the cushion with the silver Crown , sent by the regiment whose commander King Ferdinand has been

The funeral car

The funeral car

The funeral car

The funeral car

King Ferdinand's horse , following the herse

King Ferdinand's horse , following the cortege

the Plenypotentiary Ministers

The Plenypotentiary Ministers

Members of the Government

The Members of the Government

the diplomatic corps

The Diplomatic corps

the late Prime Ministers

The late Prime Ministers

the late ministers

The late Ministers

the Magistrats of the High Court of Cassation and of the Courts of appeal

The Magistrats of the High Court of Cassation and of the Courts of appeal

Representatives of Cults and the members of the Parliament

Representatives of Cults and the members of the Parliament

The Prefects and Mayors of the towns of the whole Country

The Prefects and Mayors of the towns of the whole Country

The Disabled of the war 1916

The Disabled of the war 1916

The veterans of the war 1877

The veterans of the war 1877

The Cultural and National Societies

The Cultural and National Societies

The banners of all regiments of the Country

The banners of all regiments of the Country

The troops of the Bucharest garrison

The troops of the Bucharest garrison

The Royal Family at the North Station , looking at the rising of the coffin in the death waggon , bound far Curtea de Erges

The Royal Family at the North Station , looking at the rising of the coffin in the death wagon , bound far Curtea de Arges

The mortuary train

The mortuary train

The last divine service held before the Monastery of Curtea de Arges under the canopy

The last divine service held before the Monastery of Curtea de Arges under the canopy

Her Royal Majesty Queen Mary , before the Catafalc , under the canopy
Her Royal Majesty Queen Mary , before the Catafalc , under the canopy
Carryng of the coffin in the interior of the Monastery

Carrying of the coffin in the interior of the Monastery

All the pictures are taken from Illustrated Romania Magazine (revista Romania Ilustrata) , the july-august number , which is dedicated to Ferdinand

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One Response to “King Ferdinand’s Funerals”

  1. Colleen says:

    THANK YOU!

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