Carol I or Charles I of Romania (20 April 1839 – 10 October [O.S. 27 September] 1914), born Prince Karl of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, was the monarch of Romania from 1866 to his death in 1914, ruling as Prince from 1866 to 1881, and as King from 1881 to 1914.
Carol I, first king of Romania, whose long reign (as prince, 1866–81, and as king, 1881–1914) brought notable military and economic development along Western lines but failed to solve the basic problems of an overwhelmingly rural country. As a German prince, Carol was educated in Dresden and Bonn.
Carol I al României, Principe de Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, pe numele său complet Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig von Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, (n. 20 aprilie1839, Sigmaringen, Baden-Württemberg, Germania – d. 10 octombrie1914, Sinaia, Muntenia, România) a fost domnitorul, apoi regeleRomâniei, care a condus Principatele Româneși ...
Romania: Founded: 10 May 1866: Founder: Carol I: Current head: Margareta of Romania: Final ruler: Michael I: Titles: Prince (Domnitor, or Principe) (1866–1881), King (Rege) (1881–1947) Deposition: 30 December 1947 (the communist coup when the King was forced to abdicate)
Carol I of Romania,  original name Prince Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, later simply of Hohenzollern (20 April 1839 - 10 October [ O.S. 27 September] 1914), German prince, was elected Domnitor (Prince) of Romania on 20 April 1866, following the overthrow of Alexandru Ioan Cuza. 
Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, Karl Eitel Friedrich Zephyrinus Ludwig (Carol I) Romanian head of state. Born 20 April 1839 in Sigmaringen, Principality of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen. Died 10 October 1914 in Sinaia, Romania. For three decades Romania’s foreign policy depended almost entirely upon King Carol I’s will.
Carol I of Hohenzollern – Sigmaringen, the first King of Romania, was born in Germany, in the Sigmaringen castle, on 23 April 1839, as the second son of Prince Karl – Anton of Hohenzollern – Sigmaringen and of Josephine of Baden, daughter of Grand Duke of Baden.
Carol I (1839–1914) Prince of Romania (1866–81); first king (1881–1914). He aided Russia in the first Russo-Turkish War (1877–78). The Congress of Berlin (1878) recognized Romanian independence and Carol's sovereignty. By 1913 Romania had become the strongest power in the Balkans.
Carol I or Charles I of Romania , born Prince Karl of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen, was the monarch of Romania from 1866 to his death in 1914, ruling as Prince from 1866 to 1881, and as King from 1881 to 1914. He was elected Prince of the Romanian United Principalities on 20 April 1866 after the overthrow of Alexandru Ioan Cuza by a palace coup d'état. In May 1877, Romania was proclaimed an ...
Carol I of Romania, He reigned in 1881 in the aftermath of the Russo-Turkish War of 1877–1878 . He died in October 1914 during World War 1 just after Austria-Hungary and Germany declared war on Serbia , Russia and France in August 1914