Monday, February 10, 2014

Umberto may marry Ileana

February 10, 1924

Italian newspapers see the recent visit of Crown Prince Carol of Romania to Italy and the "arrival in Rome today of Queen Marie" as "indicating a closer union between Italy and Romania," reports the New York Times.

These, "taken in connection with the recent Italo-Yugoslav agreement" is seen as Italy gaining influence over the "Little Entente," especially in the Balkans. 

Several newspapers are predicting a marriage between Crown Prince Umberto, heir to the Italian throne, and Princess Ileana, youngest daughter of King Ferdinand and Queen Marie.

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