His Majesty King Michael I of Romania died

The Press Office His Majesty the King issued the following communique:
His Majesty King Michael I of Romania died today, the 5′ of December 2017 in Switzerland, at 12 p.m. (Geneva time).
Her Royal Highness Princess Marie was at the King’s bedside.

Tonight, at 7 p.m., the Custodian of the Crown of Romania will address the nation.
A detailed program of the funeral will be made public tomorrow.

The King will lie in state in the Hall of Honour of Pelesh Castle, then for two days in the Throne Room of the Royal Palace in Bucharest. The funeral mass will take place at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Bucharest. The burial will take place in the New Royal and Episcopal Cathedral of Curtea de Argeș.

According to the decision of the Custodian of the Crown, King Michael l’s funeral will respect the tradition of His Late Majesty’s predecessors.

Tomorrow, books of condolence will be opened at Peleș Castle, the Royal Palace and Elisabeta Palace. They will be available to the public for the next 40 days. Online condolences may be sent to http://www.familiaregala.ro/mesaje/ 

All those who wish to bring flowers or lay wreaths are invited to do so at the Royal Palace in Calea Victoriei, in front of the main entrance.



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