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THE PRINCELY HOUSE OF WIED IN THE BALKAN PENINSULA: QUEEN ELIZABETH OF ROUMANIA (NÉE PRINCESS OF WIED) WITH PRINCESS WILLIAM OF WIED (WHO IS THE CONSORT OF THE NEW RULER OF ALBANIA) AND HER DAUGHTER, MARIE ELEANORA.
Queen Elizabeth of Roumania, better known by her pseudonym of Carmen Sylva, is an aunt to Prince William of Wied, who has been chosen by the Powers to occupy the new throne of Albania. Thus, the princely House of Wied is to have a great influence in the Balkan Peninsula. The new ruler's consort was a Princess of Schönburg-Waldenbourg, and is twenty-eight years of age. They have two children, the elder of whom, Marie Eleanora, is seen in the group above.