Marie of Edinburgh

Marie of Romania’s Tour of the United States

Written by Emma Rountree. On 18 October 1926, Queen Marie of Romania arrived in New York City to cheering crowds and a ticker-tape parade. She had come at the behest of her American friends, businessman Sam Hill and modern dancer Loie Fuller. Hill wanted her to speak at the dedication of his new museum, the [read more]

Marie of Edinburgh

Marie of Edinburgh – Queen of Romania

Written by Taylor. Queen Marie of Romania was born as Princess Marie Alexandra Victoria of Edinburgh on 29 October 1875 in England. Her father, Prince Alfred, was the second son of Queen Victoria. Her mother, Duchess Marie of Edinburgh (born Grand Duchess Maria Alexandrovna of Russia), was the only living daughter of Tsar Alexander II [read more]