Romanian prince referendum, 1866

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A referendum on Prince Karl Ludwig of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen becoming ruling prince was held in Romania on 20 April 1866.[1] The proposal was approved by 99.97% of the votes cast, and Prince Karl Ludwig was subsequently enthroned as Prince Carol I on 23 October. His title was later raised to King of the Romanians.[1]


Choice Votes %
For 685,969 99.97
Against 224 0.03
Invalid/blank votes
Total 686,193 100
Registered voters/turnout 811,030 84.60
Source: Direct Democracy