Romania's King Michael dies in Switzerland

Romania's King Michael dies in Switzerland

BUCHAREST - Reuters
Romanias King Michael dies in Switzerland

Romania's former King Michael died in Switzerland at the age of 96 on Dec. 5, the Royal House was quoted by Digi 24 TV as saying on the same day.

King Michael of Romania withdrew from public life because of illness in 2016.

A cousin of Britain's Queen Elizabeth, Michael was forced to abdicate in 1947 after the post-war Communist takeover of
Romania and has lived in exile in the West for decades. He underwent surgery for leukaemia and cancer.



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