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Queen Marie

The British-born princess who led her adopted country through the Great War. Episode 2 of Who Is Romania with Dr Tessa Dunlop celebrates 145 years since the birth of Queen Marie, Queen Victoria’s most ambitious granddaughter. Find out how this outstanding monarch branded the image of the iconic nurse on the battlefield on the Eastern Front and why The New York Times called her one of the conflict’s “unforgettable” personalities. Right before she was crowned Queen of Greater Romania, the fifth largest country in Europe after the war.

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