Pre World War II Basarabia. Part II

Pre World War II Basarabia. Part II

  We continue the last post , with some new photos   Via:...
Pre World War II Basarabia. Part I

Pre World War II Basarabia. Part I

Basarabia is a historical term for the geographic region in Eastern Europe bounded by the Dniester River on the east and the Prut River on the west. Starting 1918 it was part of Romanian Kingdom until 1940 when it was occupied by the USSR in accordance with the Molotov-Ribbentrop Pact with Nazi Germany. The following pictures are made in the pre WW II , as part of Romanian Kingdom.   Via :...
The old Bucharest

The old Bucharest

Below are some photos taken in interwar Bucharest Enjoy ! Via : pmb.ro
King Ferdinand’s life in Romania

King Ferdinand’s life in Romania

Ferdinand succeeded his uncle on the latter’s death (Carol I died without surviving issue) as King of Romania on 10 October 1914, reigning until his own death on 20 July 1927. He was the 1,174th Knight of the Order of the Golden Fleece in Austria in 1909 and the 868th Knight of the Order of the Garter in 1924. All the pictures are taken from Illustrated Romania Magazine (revista Romania Ilustrata) , the july-august number , which is dedicated to...
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 High Regency: Her Royal Majesty Queen Mary , before the Catafalc , under the canopy All the pictures are taken from Illustrated...
King Ferdinand I from the first visit in Country to his death

King Ferdinand I from the first visit in...

King Ferdinand succeeded his uncle  King Charles I  as King of Romania on 10 October 1914, reigning until his own death on 20 July 1927. Below is presented a photo gallery from the first visit in Romania in 1881  until his death , in 1927. 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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