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    King Ferdinand I of Romania Document Signed, four integral pages written on page one, 7.75" x 9.75", Bucharest, June 15, 1920, in French. Light foxing, else near fine. Sold with a postal card featuring King Ferdinand. The document is addressed to General Rafael López Gutiérrez congratulating him on becoming President of the Republic of Honduras. Ferdinand presided over his country's entry into World War I on the side of the Triple Entente powers against the Central Powers. Thus he gained the nickname the Loyal, respecting his oath when sworn in before the Romanian Parliament in 1914, "I will reign as a good Romanian."

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