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Ex-King Michael of Romania dies at 96

  • 5 December 2017
  • From the section Europe

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Romania’s King Michael I has died in Switzerland at the age of 96, officials say.

He was diagnosed with cancer last year.

King Michael ruled Romania twice, first in the 1920s, when he was just five years old, and then again in the 1940s.

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