Ferdinand I Viktor Albert Meinrad zu Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen of Romania was born 24 August 1865 in Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany to Leopold zu Hohenzollern (1835-1905) and Antónia of Portugal (1845-1913) and died 20 July 1927 in Sinaia, Romania of unspecified causes. He married Marie of Edinburgh (1875-1938) 10 January 1893 in Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. Notable ancestors include Johan Willem Friso van Nassau-Dietz (1687-1711), Henry II of England (1133-1189), William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Gustav I of Sweden (1496-1560), Willem van Oranje (1533-1584), Robert I of Scotland (1274-1329). Ancestors are from Germany, the Netherlands, Latvia, France, the United Kingdom, Russia, Denmark, the Czech Republic, Spain, Hungary, Belgium, Sweden, Belarus, Ukraine, Poland, Austria, Lithuania, Bohemia, Portugal, Switzerland, Italy, Slovakia, Slovenia, Scotland, England, Brazil, Czechoslovakia, Turkey, Israel, Ireland, the Byzantine Empire, Canaan.


Offspring of Ferdinand I of Romania and Marie of Edinburgh (1875-1938)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Carol II of Romania (1893-1953) 16 October 1893 Sinaia, Romania 4 April 1953 Estoril, Portugal Zizi Lambrino (1898-1953)
Helena of Greece (1896-1982)
Elena Lupescu (c1895-1977)

Elisabeth of Romania (1894-1956) 2 October 1894 Peleș Castle, Sinaia, Prahova County, Romania 14 November 1956 Cannes, France George II of Greece (1890-1947)

Marie of Romania (1900-1961) 6 January 1900 Gotha 22 June 1961 London Alexander I of Yugoslavia (1888-1934)

Nicholas of Romania (1903-1978)
Ileana of Romania (1909-1991)
Mircea of Romania (1913-1916)

Common ancestors of Ferdinand I of Romania (1865-1927) and Marie of Edinburgh (1875-1938)

  1. Amalie von Hessen-Darmstadt (1754-1832)
  2. Auguste Reuß zu Ebersdorf (1757-1831)
  3. Ernst Friedrich von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1724-1800)
  4. Franz von Sachsen-Coburg-Saalfeld (1750-1806)
  5. Heinrich XXIV. Reuß zu Ebersdorf (1724-1779)
  6. Henriette Karoline von Pfalz-Zweibrücken (1721-1774)
  7. Karl Friedrich von Baden (1728-1811)
  8. Karl Ludwig von Baden (1755-1801)
  9. Karoline Ernestine zu Erbach-Schönberg (1727-1796)
  10. Karoline Luise von Hessen-Darmstadt (1723-1783)
  11. Ludwig IX. von Hessen-Darmstadt (1719-1790)
  12. Sofie Antoinette von Braunschweig-Wolfenbüttel (1724-1802)

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