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)
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(Biography) 1893–1953, king of Romania (1930–40), who was deposed by the Iron Guard
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Thus, the actions undertaken in February 1938 by King Carol II put an end to that period of interwar Romanian democracy, during which, despite various shortcomings that can be mentioned, Romania experienced a democratic regime.
In June of 1930, a coup d'etat in Romania brought to power the quixotic King Carol II. He swiftly turned his sights on the very first World Cup, set to take place just more than a month later in Uruguay.
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Many documents have been ordered separately for each family member of the Romanian Royal House: King Carol I, King Ferdinand, King Carol II, King Michael, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Queen Elena, Prince Nicolae and princesses Elisabeta and Ileana.
Estoril thus hosted Italy's King Umerto II, King Carol II of Romania, and the Count of Barcelona, the heir to the Spanish throne.
Eight years later, King Carol II would decree the dissolution of all Romanian political parties.
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.
It had been preceded by the Fascist regime of Marshal Antonescu, who had sided with Hitler in the Second World War after forcing, with German help, the abdication of King Carol II, in 1940.
Football fan King Carol II of Romania was determined to personally select his squad for the 1930 World Cup.
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 EUR3.8million.