Princess Ileana of Romania, also known as Mother Alexandra (5 January 1909 – 21 January 1991), was the youngest daughter of King Ferdinand I of Romania and his consort, Queen Marie of Romania. She was a great-granddaughter of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom , Emperor Alexander II of Russia , King Ferdinand II and Queen Maria II of Portugal .
Princess Ileana of Romania was the youngest daughter of King Ferdinand of Romania and his consort Queen Marie of Romania. After her exile from Communist Romania, she was tonsured a monastic , as Mother Alexandra , and moved to the United States of America where she established the Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City ...
Born Princess Ileana in Bucharest, Romania in 1909—the youngest daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie of Romania—Mother Alexandra endured the harsh realities of World War I. With her mother and sisters, she would visit the soldiers in the hospitals and on troop trains, praying with them.
Princess Ileana, the youngest daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie, was born in Bucharest, Romania in 1909.
Queen Maria of Romania, born Princess of Edinburgh in 1875, received Bran Castle from the local council of Brasov as a gift after WW1. It was the beginning of the most glamorous age of this Transylvanian medieval fortress, mentioned for the first time in the 14th century.
Princess Ileana of Romania, who was known as Mother Alexandra after becoming a nun, died at midday yesterday in St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio, Mother Christophora ...
HRH Princess Ileana of Romania (also Mother Alexandra) (5 January 1909-21 January 1991) was the youngest daughter of King Ferdinand I of Romania, and his consort Princess Marie of Edinburgh, Princess of the United Kingdom of Great Britain, Princess of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha and Duchess of Saxony.