A modest and apparently unassuming personality, Mignon faced with great dignity personal tragedy and the misfortunes of her native and adopted countries’ during the two world conflagrations of the twentieth century. Today the old Yugoslavia doesn’t exist anymore, there are several independent states, but the admiration of many among her people still continues.
Maria – Mignon, Princess of Romania, was a great granddaughter of Queen Victoria, the second daughter of Queen Marie and King Ferdinand of Romania. At the age of 22 she became the queen consort of King Alexander I of Yugoslavia, and from that moment on her destiny become linked with the tragic fate of her husband and country.
Diana Mandache, “Mignon. Princess of Romania. Queen of Yugoslavia”, Curtea Veche Publishing, September 2018, hardcover, 276 pages, cca 200 ill., (Romanian language).
My previous book published by Curtea Veche in November 2017: “The inheritance of Elena Lupescu and the communist state”, 288 pages + 32 pages with colour & b&w photos.