Carol II, born October 16, 1893, son of the late King Ferdinand and Queen Marie, married March 10, 1921, Princess Helen, daughter of the late Constantine, King of the Helenes (this marriage was dissolved June 21, 1928, when the Princess received the title of Princess of Rumania). On December 28, 1925, Prince Carol renounced his right of succession to the Throne; this was confirmed by Act of Parliament on January 4, 1926, when his son, Prince Mihai, was declared Heir to the Throne. On March 24, Prince Carol assumed the name of Carol Caraiman. On June 7, 1930, he returned to Rumania and was proclaimed King in virtue of an Act of Parliament on June 8, 1930.
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