Queen Marie was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert of the United Kingdom. The daughter of King Ferdinand I of Romania and Princess Marie of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen Marija Karadjordjevic was educated at the Romanian oryal palace. She spoke Romanian, English, French, German and Serbian. Her Majesty was occupied with science, physics and chemistry as well as being a great painter and sculptor. During and after World War II she took part in many humitarian organizations and institutions. Her husband King Alexandar I was assassinated in 1934 in Marseilles and was succeeded by his son Peter II.
Bio by: Connie Nisinger
1888–1934 (m. 1922)