ROUMANIA JOINS THE ENTENTE POWERS

The Illustrated War News, 6 September 1916



THE WIFE OF OUR NEW ALLY: H.M. MARIE, QUEEN OF ROUMANIA (WITH PRINCESS ILEANA)

Queen Marie of Roumania is the daughter of the late Duke of Edinburgh and Saxe-Coburg Gotha, and is a cousin of H.M. King George. Her Majesty was married to King Ferdinand at Sigmaringen in January 1893 and has three sons and three daughters. Her eldest son, H.R.H. Prince Charles, was born in October 1893. He is a Knight of the Order of the Black Eagle; lieutenant Ist Rifle Battalion, à la suite 18th "Vologda" Russian Infantry Regiment. Queen Marie is very beautiful, very charming, and an ideal mother, sharing in all the pleasures and amusements of her children and spending all her leisure with them. Her Majesty's popularity, both as Crown Princess and Queen, has always been extreme.—[Photo. by Mandy.]