„The Royal Family has built a social, cultural and educational edifice, as well as a respected royal institution, in a time that has need of models, love, inspiration, and personal example.” - Her Majesty Margareta of Romania
In the spring of 1949, on March 26, the first daughter of King Michael and Queen Anne of Romania was born in Lausanne, Switzerland, a year and a few weeks after King Mihai was forced into exile.
Her Majesty studied in several European countries such as Italy, Switzerland, Great Britain, then graduated from the French High School in Switzerland, then graduated from the University of Edinburgh, where she studied Sociology, Political Science, International Law.
Her Majesty has worked on research projects of the World Health Organization. Since 1983, she has worked on United Nations projects.
In 1990, she arrived in Romania for the first time on January 18, together with Her Royal Highness Princess Sophie of Romania, her sister. She founded the Princess Margaret of Romania Foundation, today the Royal Margaret of Romania Foundation, in order to help the elderly, the sick, abandoned children or from families with material difficulties, in order to support talented young people.
In 1997 Margaret of Romania received the title of Crown Princess. Since this year, together with King Mihai I of Romania and the Royal Family, she has been involved in diplomatic activities in order to support Romania's accession to the European Union and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).
For the first time in the history of Romania, Her Majesty Margaret of Romania received in 2007 the title of Custodian of the Romanian Crown.
Starting with 2017, December 5, Her Majesty Queen Margaret is the sovereign of the Royal House of Romania and the Head of the Royal Family. As President of the Romanian Red Cross, she continues the activity of the Queens of Romania - Queen Elisabeta, Queen Maria and Queen Elena - who carried out charitable activities and patronized hospitals for the wounded of the War of Independence, the First and Second World Wars. As President of the Royal Margaret Foundation of Romania, she carries out humanitarian activities in order to support the elderly and children who have a difficult financial situation, as well as young talented artists who have low incomes.
The Romanian Olympic Commitee is under Her Majesty's High Patronage.