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 Marie Alexandra Victoria Saxe-Coburg

Marie Alexandra Victoria Saxe-Coburg

Birth
Eastwell, Ashford Borough, Kent, England
Death 10 Jul 1938 (aged 62)
Prahova, Romania
Burial Curtea de Arges, Argeș, Romania
Memorial ID 7982776 · View Source
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Queen of Romania. She was the daughter of Alfred, Duke of Edinburgh and the former Grand Duchess Marie Alexandrovna of Russia. Marie was the granddaughter of Queen Victoria and married Ferdinand of Romania in 1893. Marie, who became Queen of the Romanians in 1914, was popular among the Romanian public and served as a nurse during World War I. As requested in Queen Marie's will, after her death, her heart was placed in a gold casket and buried in Balcic, later moved to a grotto by the Bran castle, now safeguarded in Bucharest's National History Museum.

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  • Originally Created by: Jelena
  • Added: 14 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7982776
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Alexandra Victoria Saxe-Coburg (29 Oct 1875–10 Jul 1938), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7982776, citing Curtea de Arges Monastery, Curtea de Arges, Argeș, Romania ; Maintained by Find A Grave .