Carol II


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Car·ol II

 (kăr′əl) 1893-1953.
King of Romania (1930-1940) who renounced his right of succession (1925) because of his love for a commoner, Magda Lupescu (1896?-1977), but reclaimed the throne in 1930. In 1940 he was ousted by a Nazi-influenced revolt.

Carol II

(ˈkærəl)
n
(Biography) 1893–1953, king of Romania (1930–40), who was deposed by the Iron Guard
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Our study is comprised of three distinct parts: the first part presents the idyllic image that some of his contemporaries were trying to create to King Carol II of Romania; the second part, the very short period of transition from eulogies to vehement criticism against the Sovereign, outlined by us through the presentation of articles that appeared in the newspaper Romania (the official newspaper of the political party founded by King Carol II--the National Renaissance Front).
1940King Carol II of Romania abdicate and succeed by his son Michael I.
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In September 1940, Romanian King Carol II abdicated his throne and handed power over to Marshal Ion Antonescu, who pursued policies that Antonescu hoped would lead to an "ethnically pure" Romania.
Football fan King Carol II of Romania was determined to personally select his squad for the 1930 World Cup.
The stamp itself, a unique misprint made in 1857 and found by a young boy in 1885, has been owned by several celebrities, among them King Carol II of Romania.
But she still cherishes two souvenirs from her war work: A silver cigar box from King Carol II of Romania for aiding his escape into Portugal using old Moorish tunnels to the docks, and a large salver bought with sailor's salaries bearing the inscription ``A small token of appreciation to Mrs R G Evans for her wonderful kindness, hospitality and encouragement to all officers and men of the Merchant Navy during 1940-45".
King Carol II from Romania was selector for the first World Cup in 1930, and the team had to travel for two weeks by boat to reach the venue in Uruguay.
A MERCEDES BENZ 540K roadster presented by Hitler to King Carol II of Romania in 1939 is on the market for pounds 2.
King Carol II was overthrown by the military in 1940 and forced to abdicate.
Beginning with the year 1930, the moment that Carol II came to the Romanian throne, the King was attracted by the idea of increasing his political power.
Carol II took advantage of the fertile ground, prepared by the Legionnaires who led an intense campaign of discrediting the traditional political parties.