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Name of Object:

Carol I, King of Romania (1839–1914) / Karl von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen


Vienna, Austria

Holding Institution:

Austrian National Library

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Date of Object:

After 1881

Inventory Number:



Portrait of Carol I, King of Romania (1839–1914) on horseback/ Karl von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. He was elected Prince of Romania on the recommendation of Napoleon III in 1866. In 1881, after achieving formal independence from the Ottoman Empire, Carol declared himself King of Romania.

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"Carol I, King of Romania (1839–1914) / Karl von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen" in "Sharing History", Museum With No Frontiers, 2020. http://www.sharinghistory.org/database_item.php?id=object;AWE;at;114;en

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MWNF Working Number: AT 115

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