Carol II of Romania

1893 - 1953

Carol II of Romania

Carol II (15 October 1893 – 4 April 1953) reigned as King of Romania from 8 June 1930 until his abdication on 6 September 1940. He was the eldest son of Ferdinand I and became crown prince upon the death of his grand-uncle, King Carol I in 1914. He was the first of the Hohenzollern kings of Romania to be born in the country; both of his predecessors had been born in Germany and only came to Romania as adults. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Carol II of Romania has received more than 974,562 page views. His biography is available in 43 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,026th most popular politician.

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Among politicians, Carol II of Romania ranks 1,021 out of 14,801Before him are Hua Guofeng, James A. Garfield, Muhammad XII of Granada, Maria of Austria, Holy Roman Empress, Louis III of France, and Engelbert Dollfuss. After him are Henry the Lion, Abdullah Gül, Eleanor of Austria, Margaret of Parma, Benjamin Disraeli, and Anthony Eden.

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Among people born in 1893, Carol II of Romania ranks 10Before him are Joachim von Ribbentrop, Ip Man, Alfred Rosenberg, Vladimir Mayakovsky, Walter Ulbricht, and Mikhail Tukhachevsky. After him are Harold Lloyd, Draža Mihailović, Roland Freisler, Karl Mannheim, Albert Szent-Györgyi, and Lazar Kaganovich. Among people deceased in 1953, Carol II of Romania ranks 10Before him are Gerd von Rundstedt, Lavrentiy Beria, Ibn Saud, Robert Andrews Millikan, Django Reinhardt, and Klement Gottwald. After him are Francis Picabia, Vladimir Tatlin, Hans Fritzsche, Mary of Teck, Emmerich Kálmán, and Eugene O'Neill.

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In Romania

Among people born in Romania, Carol II of Romania ranks 18 out of 421Before him are Mircea Eliade (1907), Vlad II Dracul (1395), Johnny Weissmuller (1904), Michael I of Romania (1921), Béla Kun (1886), and Constantin Brâncuși (1876). After him are Herta Müller (1953), Ion Iliescu (1930), György Ligeti (1923), János Bolyai (1802), George Enescu (1881), and Jacob L. Moreno (1889).

Among POLITICIANS In Romania

Among politicians born in Romania, Carol II of Romania ranks 11Before him are Stephen Báthory (1533), Ion Antonescu (1882), Elena Ceaușescu (1916), Vlad II Dracul (1395), Michael I of Romania (1921), and Béla Kun (1886). After him are Ion Iliescu (1930), Theodoric I (393), Gheorghe Gheorghiu-Dej (1901), Stephen III of Moldavia (1433), Álmos (820), and Milan I of Serbia (1854).

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